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Room to Grow: Housing for a New Economy

February 21, 2020 Dallas Fed

Co-sponsored by the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Economic, demographic and social change are challenging the U.S. housing industry. Cash-strapped buyers are struggling with affordability. Technology has replaced former face-to-face transactions, creating entirely new ways of buying, selling and financing a new home.

Join industry analysts, economists and experts at this one-day conference in Dallas to learn about the latest trends affecting housing, and discover developments that promise to change home buying.

When

  • February 21, 2020
    8 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Where

  • Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    2200 N. Pearl St.
    Dallas, TX 75201
  • Directions

Registration

Agenda

Friday, February 21
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m.

Welcome
Gary Maler, Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University

8:35 a.m.

Opening Remarks
Robert S. Kaplan, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

9:15 a.m.

Session 1—Overview of Texas Economy and Housing Markets
Moderator: Harold D. Hunt, Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University

 

Texas Economy
Keith R. Phillips, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

 

Texas Housing Market
James P. Gaines, Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University

10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.

Session 2—The Future of Housing Finance
Moderator: W. Scott Frame, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Kristopher S. Gerardi, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Benjamin Navarro, Fannie Mae
James Clapp, Certainty Home Loans

11:50 a.m. Lunch
 

Introduction: Luis B. Torres, Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University
Keynote: Frank Nothaft, CoreLogic

1:00 p.m.

Session 3—Housing Trends and Outlook
Moderator: Laila Assanie, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

 

Single-Family Housing and Millennials
Odeta Kushi,
First American Financial Corp.

 

Multifamily
Jeanette I. Rice,
CBRE

 

Regional Development
Paige Shipp,
Metrostudy

2:20 p.m.

Closing Remarks
Pia M. Orrenius, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

2:30 p.m.

Adjourn

For More Information

Please contact Sharon Wallace at sharon.wallace@dal.frb.org.