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Harnessing Tailwinds on State and Local Land-Use Reform: A Bipartisan Playbook

American Enterprise Institute

December 14, 2023

As housing affordability concerns are affecting more and more Americans, market-oriented and liberal researchers have found common ground on the need for land-use reform.

Join AEI and the Progressive Policy Institute as they develop a bipartisan housing playbook that can be deployed across cities and states, red and blue. Practitioners, legislators, and researchers from across the political spectrum will discuss recent successful reforms at the state and local level and how others can capitalize on these ideas to fix America’s housing shortage.

Submit questions to [email protected].


11:00 a.m.
Opening Remarks:
Robert Doar, President, American Enterprise Institute
Will Marshall, President, Progressive Policy Institute

11:10 a.m.
Panel I: How We Got into the Housing Policy Mess and Why We Need to Fix It

Richard Kahlenberg, Director of Housing, Progressive Policy Institute (Presentation)
Edward J. Pinto, Codirector, AEI Housing Center (Presentation)

11:45 a.m.

12:00 p.m.

Greg Gianforte, Governor, Montana

1:00 p.m.
Panel II: State and Local Solutions: What’s Working

Emily Hamilton, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center
Dan Reed, Regional Policy Director, Greater Greater Washington
Sonja Trauss, Executive Director, YIMBY Law
Daniel Zolnikov, State Senator, Montana

Katy O’Donnell, Reporter, Politico

1:45 p.m.

2:00 p.m.

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