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Econsult Solutions Announces Leadership Changes

June 19, 2024 / Comments Off on Econsult Solutions Announces Leadership Changes

PHILADELPHIA, PA – June 19, 2024 – Effective July 1, Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) is pleased to announce the following leadership transitions at the executive level. These transitions position the firm for sustained future success. Gina Lavery and Ethan Conner-Ross are being promoted from Senior Vice President and Principal to Executive Vice President and Principal. […]

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Doom Loop or Boom Loop

June 13, 2024 / Comments Off on Doom Loop or Boom Loop

Doom Loop or Boom Loop: Work from Home and the Challenges Facing America’s Big Cities,” coauthored by Richard Voith, David Stanek, and Hyojin Lee, is part of the Volcker Alliance’s series on state and local budgeting in the COVID era. The paper addresses the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which spurred a massive shift […]

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ESI Turns 10!

January 13, 2023 / Comments Off on ESI Turns 10!

While the ‘Econsult’ name and business traces its roots back to the late seventies, Econsult Solutions, Inc., or ‘ESI’ as we commonly refer to ourselves, celebrates ten years in business this year. And as any small business owner knows, ten years is no easy feat. It’s a milestone worth celebration, but also reflection to take […]

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Factors Affecting Spillover Impacts of LIHTC Developments: An Analysis of Los Angeles

January 11, 2023 / Comments Off on Factors Affecting Spillover Impacts of LIHTC Developments: An Analysis of Los Angeles

Cityscape, the publication platform of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Policy Development and Research, has accepted a new paper co-authored in part by ESI Principal Richard Voith and former Associate Director Jing Liu. The paper examines the impact of Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) financed development on neighborhood house prices. […]

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The Economics of Housing Affordability

June 24, 2022 / Comments Off on The Economics of Housing Affordability

Housing is a crucial aspect of society. Unfortunately, the costs of housing can be so disproportionately high relative to income levels that people simply can’t comfortably afford it. Not only is housing affordability a concern in many US metropolitan areas, it is a concern across the globe. With the large number of individuals and families […]

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Effects of Concentrated LIHTC Developments on Surrounding House Prices

May 9, 2022 / Comments Off on Effects of Concentrated LIHTC Developments on Surrounding House Prices

Econsult Solutions Principal Richard Voith recently published a paper in the Journal of Housing Economics examining the property value impacts of affordable housing developments financed by Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC). The LIHTC program is the U.S.’s largest funding source for affordable housing production, with an annual totaling of more than $8 billion. LIHTC developments […]

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