Series: First Suburbs
On the Record

A Review of New Urban Demographics and Impacts on Housing

Robert Puentes

In this presentation Robert Puentes provides a deeper understanding of trends that are impacting metropolitan America and how those trends may impact the demand for multi-family housing in the coming decades. The presentation stresses several key points including dramatic changes in household formation, the plight of older, inner-ring “first” suburbs, and the increasing diversity reflected in both cities and suburban areas.