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Our Homes: Ending the Housing Crisis Web Series

In May 2020, Faith Action's HousingNow! task force launched this online web series in partnership with Senator Stanley Chang, Senate Housing Chair.  This series explores solutions to Hawaii's housing crisis with in-depth conversations with diverse housing experts and community leaders.  New episodes will continue to be uploaded weekly.  To watch it live weekly go to:

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Conor Dougherty - November 25, 2020

Conor Dougherty is an economics and housing reporter at the New York Times and author of "Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America."

Sarah Karlinsky and Cristian Bevington -

November 11, 2020

Learn more about San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association's (SPUR)  work in the and its recent study on international housing delivery models.

Mary Kyle McCurdy - November 6, 2020

Mary Kyle McCurdy is the Deputy Director of 1000 Friends of Oregon about Oregon's land use planning program and housing.

Prof. David Schleicher - October 26, 2020

David Schleicher, Prof. of Law, Yale University, introduces several innovative new methods for facilitating housing growth. 

Tara Raghuveer - October 14, 2020

Tara Raghuveer is the the director of KC Tenants and director of the national Homes Guarantee, based at People’s Action, a national network of grassroots
organizations committed to economic and racial justice.

Nate Hix - October 9, 2020

Housing advocate Nate Hix discussed the potential of up-zoning single family neighborhoods to address Honolulu's housing unaffordability. 

Scott Glen - August 19, 2020

This episode discusses housing and the environment. Scott Glen is the Hawaii State Energy Office CEO and former Office of Environmental Quality Control Director. 

Dr. Wolfgang Forster - July 29, 2020

Dr. Wolfgang Forster is an expert on the Vienna Social Housing Model and author of 'The Vienna Model: Housing for the 21st Century.'

Prof. Katherine Einstein - August 5, 2020

Katherine Einstein is the Associate Professor of Political Science at Boston University. She authored "Neighborhood Defenders: Participatory Politics and America's Housing Crisis."

Scott Wiener - July 22, 2020

Scott Wiener is a California State Senator and is Chair of the Senate Housing Committee and author of California's Senate Bill 50.

Susan Kirsch - July 15, 2020

Susan Kirsch is a board member of the Coalition of Sensible Taxpayers. This episode focuses on understanding the case against housing density.  

Wayne Kawamura - July 1, 2020

This episode features Wayne Kawamura, Senior Auditor, City & County of Honolulu, HI. 

Rick Holliday - July 8, 2020

Watch the full discussion with Rick Holliday, founder of Factory_OS, a factory modular housing construction company.  

Prof. David Callies - June 10, 2020

This episode features Prof. David Callies, Professor at Law and leading expert on land use and property rights.

Prof. Philip Garboden - June 17, 2020

Faith Action member Ryan Catalani interviews Prof. Philip Garboden, a University of Hawaii Professor in Affordable Housing, Economics, Policy and Planning. 

Emily Hamilton - May 27, 2020

This episode discusses inclusionary zoning and housing affordability.  Emily Hamilton is the Director of the Urbanity Project at George Mason University. 

Brian Hanlon - June 3, 2020

Host Sen. Stanley Chang interviews Brian Hanlon of California YIMBY, which works to address California's housing crisis. 

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