Covid-19 Update


Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 and until further notice, Econsult Solutions is having staff members work from home. This form of “social distancing” has been implemented with the safety of our staff and the community at large in mind. We have instituted all necessary remote-working features and remain open for business, hard at work on current engagements and eager to hear how we can support your needs. 

These are extraordinary times. The global pandemic has reached every aspect of every life in every corner of the world. More than ever, ESI stands ready to apply economics, strategy, and insight to help you move forward. Be on the lookout for additional content on our blog, Present Value. Together we will emerge stronger and wiser. 


Affordable & Public Sector Housing

Analyses of housing market situations and project evaluations

At Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI), we are equipped to support affordable housing efforts through providing the necessary analyses of current housing market situations and project evaluations.

With an expansive background in market research, economic analyses, and strategic planning, as well as expertise in housing and real estate, ESI is fit to support affordable housing efforts at all project levels. We have supported cities, municipalities, and states with their efforts and continue to provide crucial data and analyses that affect public policy and community development. We also work with developers to provide compliant market studies for their tax credit applications and to help them maximize the value of their credit allocation.

Our business advisory services include:

    • Housing Market Forecasting.
    • Economic & Fiscal Analyses.
    • Housing Needs Assessments.
    • Economic and Demographic Trends Analyses.
    • Housing Policy Assessments and Program Evaluations.
    • Project Feasibility Evaluations.
    • Tab 4 Market Study/Housing Needs Assessment of a LIHTC submission.


Our experts include: John Paone, M.P.A., with a wealth of experience in housing and community development, as well as the former Executive Director of the Philadelphia Authority and Deputy Director of the Philadelphia Office of Housing and Community Development.

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Our Experts on Affordable & Public Sector Housing

NJ COAH Housing Development

ESI produced a report focused on four specific task: forecasting municipal and state level housing consumption patterns, impacts of affordable housing, impacts of incentivizing developer investments, and total economic impact of development.

Philadelphia Housing Authority Development Corporation

The study supported PHA in its future development by recommending ways to generate non-federal income to help their affordable housing goals.

New Jersey HMFA Potential Housing Development

The report evaluated housing proposals to determine if excessive costs were in fact justified.  

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