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  • Opinion: Density is necessary but insufficient to ease the housing crisis

    November 18, 2022

    Houses in the Othello neighborhood

    "We believe, and the vast majority of the scholarly evidence corroborates, that density is a necessary but insufficient condition for addressing the housing affordability crisis. We agree that land-use changes alone won’t ensure affordability, but achieving affordability without increases in density is inconsistent with the evidence," writes Gregg Colburn, assistant professor of real estate, and…


  • Q&A: Runstad Department welcomes new faculty member Vince Wang

    November 15, 2022

    The Runstad Department is thrilled to welcome Vince Wang as he joins the department as part of the college's new faculty cohort. We talked with Vince about his research, what he's excited to teach, what inspires him, and more.


  • Seattle’s cooling real estate market widens budget shortfall

    November 14, 2022

    Downtown Seattle buildings

    Steven Bourassa, chair of the Runstad Department of Real Estate, explains the impact of Seattle's housing market on the city's budget.


  • Rachel Santika, undergrad student profile

    November 10, 2022

    We talked with transfer student, Rachel Santika, about what drew her to the real estate major and what her plans are for the future.


  • Who’s There? A Deeper Dive on San Francisco’s Vacant Units

    November 1, 2022

    San Francisco

    Chair, Steven Bourassa, provides insight into the San Francisco rental market. | San Francisco Independent Journal


  • Runstad Department is hiring two Assistant Teaching Professors

    October 27, 2022

    The Runstad Department is excited to announce we have two openings for Assistant Teaching Professors in Real Estate. These are full time, 9 month positions with an expected start date of January 2, 2023. Teaching faculty will teach courses, mentor students, and engage in service activities. For more information about the positions and how to…

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