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

“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 Rick Mohler, associate professor of architecture. | The Seattle Times

Runstad Department is hiring an affiliate instructor

The Runstad Department is hiring an affiliate instructor to teach Corporate Real Estate & Facilities Management in Spring 2023. This course focuses on identifying and servicing the strategies and needs of corporate America through owned and leased commercial property assets. For more information, please see the job description here. Please also email Prof. Sofia Dermisi, with any questions about the position.

New Chair of the Runstad Advisory Board: Shannon Underwood

Shannon Underwood has been a member of the Runstad Advisory Board since 2014. She served on the Academic Committee, the Hiring Committee, and as chair of the Student Experience Committee before becoming Chair. She recognizes her good fortune in working with the distinguished real estate thought leaders on the Board who share her commitment to the next generation of real estate leaders.