Kreisman Initiative

Open-Access Book "Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy" Grew From Kreisman Initiative Conference

Interdisciplinary approach and accessible prose shows how housing law and policy impacts household wealth, financial markets, urban landscapes, and local communities

The Effects of the 1930s HOLC "Redlining" Maps: A Conversation with Daniel Hartley of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

2/28

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Room III
Participating faculty: Lee Fennell, Jeff Leslie

Property Taxes and Consumption Smoothing

4/19

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Participating faculty: Lee Fennell, Jeff Leslie

Cities vs. Mortgage Discrimination

5/9

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Room I
Participating faculty: Lee Fennell, Jeff Leslie

Panel at the Seminary Co-op
Panel at the Seminary Co-op
Moderator Lee Fennell speaking with Jeff Leslie
Moderator Lee Fennell speaking with Jeff Leslie
Panelist Lior Strahilevitz
Panelist Lior Strahilevitz
Panelist Amir Sufi
Panelist Amir Sufi
Leslie and Fennell with panelist Stephanie Stern
Leslie and Fennell with panelist Stephanie Stern

Book talk on "Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy"

On October 23, three contributing authors, Lior Strahilevitz (UChicago Law), Stephanie Stern (Chicago-Kent College of Law), and Amir Sufi (Chicago Booth), discussed their chapters and joined in a discussion moderated by Lee Fennell (UChicago Law) about the future of housing law and policy.

Housing

Lee Fennell on Homeowners Seeking to Control Their Neighborhoods

“As people are increasingly living in urban areas really close to each other, it starts to be the case that so much of the value of your property is bound up in things that are happening outside of your parcel.”

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The Kreisman Initiative on Housing Law and Policy began at the Law School in the fall of 2013. The Initiative’s mission is to bring Chicago ideas to bear on policy debates, policy making, and legal and business decision making through scholarly research, external engagement, and educational programming.

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Kelo Ten Years Later: The Impact on Eminent Domain, Property Rights, and Homes

A panel discussion with Ilya Somin, Nadia Nasser-Ghodsi, and Lee Fennell

How Segregated is Urban Consumption?
Donald R. Davis, Jonathan I. Dingel, Joan Monras and Eduardo Morales

Introduction to Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy
Lee Anne Fennell and Benjamin Keys

The Housing Boom and Bust: Model Meets Evidence
Greg Kaplan, Kurt Mitman, and Giovanni L. Violante

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Will the Supreme Court Make Disparate Impact Disappear?

A panel discussion with John Relman, Jeff Leslie, Lee Fennell, and Tara Ramchandani