The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, in collaboration with the Urban Institute and NYU Furman Center, hosted its second event in a series of discussions on economic inequality on June 25, 2020. The event, entitled “Economic Inequality Policy Series: An Update from the Experts on COVID-19’s Impact on Housing,” highlighted current research on the housing market and included conversations with researchers and policy-influencers on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on homeowners and renters. The forum also addressed the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on housing security, wealth building and models for an equitable recovery.
June 25, 2020
3:00pm - 4:15pm
This event was open to the media and members of the public, including nonprofit organizations, foundations, chambers of commerce, federal and local community development practitioners, researchers, financial institutions and capital providers. All remarks were on-the-record unless otherwise noted.
David J. Erickson, Senior Vice President & Head of Outreach & Education, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
|3:05pm-3:15pm||New York Fed’s Research Efforts on Financial and Economic Impacts of the Coronavirus
Andrew Haughwout, Leader of Household & Regional Policy, Research & Statistics, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
|3:15pm-3:30pm||The Impact of COVID-19 on NYC’s Housing Market
Ingrid Gould Ellen, Faculty Director, NYU Furman Center | Presentation
|3:30pm-3:45pm||COVID-19 & Access to Mortgage Credit
Laurie Goodman, Vice President, Urban Institute | Presentation
|3:45pm-3:55pm||The Waterfall Framework: Understanding Key Inequities within the Housing Market and Principles of Solutions
Erika Poethig, Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer, Urban Institute | Presentation
|3:55pm-4:10pm||Tools & Policy Solutions to Increase Equity in the Housing Safety Net|
Louise Carroll, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development
Marisa Casellas-Barnes, Associate Director, Outreach & Education, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
This event was open to the media. All remarks and panels were on-the-record, unless otherwise noted.