CONVERGENCE: Analyzing Housing Supply Shortages in the U.S.

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Series Summary

This webinar is the second in a six-part webinar series on “The Physics of Affordable Housing” which features experts speaking on different housing affordability topics.

Each session will be a 45-minute interactive conversation offering a variety of perspectives.


The U.S. faces a severe shortage of housing, both for rental and homeownership. The problem manifests itself in a variety of ways, with the most obvious impact being higher housing costs for those who can least afford it. During this next webinar, “Analyzing Housing Supply Shortages in the U.S.,” learn how experts are thinking about this issue, including some potential solutions. Find out how you can be a part of these solutions. 


3:00-3:45 PM ET


  • Understand the nature of the supply shortage – what, where, and who
  • Diagnose the problem and differentiate the symptoms from the causes
  • Explore potential remedies, from zoning reform to innovative building ideas

Who Should Attend?

  • Residential Mortgage Banking Executives
  • Heads of Production and Business Development
  • Loan Officers
  • Branch Managers


  • Eddie Seiler, Ph.D., Executive Director, Research Institute for Housing America; and Associate Vice President, Housing Economics, Mortgage Bankers Association


  • Leonard Carl Kiefer, Ph. D., Macro Housing Economic Senior Director and Deputy Chief Economist, Economic and Housing Research, Freddie Mac
  • Mike R. Kingsella, Executive Director, Up For Growth
  • Caitlin Sugrue Walter, Ph.D., Vice President, Research, National Multifamily Housing Council