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Fordham Real Estate Institute to host Dec. 2nd Panel of Affordable Housing Experts


NEW YORK (Nov. 18, 2022) – Amid a housing crisis in NYC that is disproportionately affecting low-income households, Fordham Real Estate Institute (REI) will host a panel of experts on Friday, Dec. 2 from 9 to 11 a.m. to examine the underlying causes of the affordable housing shortages and the latest short- and long-term solutions to the problem.

“Solving the Affordable Housing Crisis” will take place at Fordham School of Law, 150 W. 62nd St., Costantino Room, New York City. This free event is part of Fordham REI’s Visionary Series CCL and will be held in-person as well as presented virtually and livestreamed.

A panel of visionaries in real estate development, finance, and law will discuss how the landscape has changed and what it will take to make city living affordable. The discussion will be moderated by Yasmin Cornelius, Senior Vice President, Community Affairs, L+M Development, and will feature:

  • Chris Dunn, Managing Partner, Mission Peak Capital
  • Michael LaCour-Little, Professor of Finance, California State University, Fullerton
  • Katherine McAdams, Director of MFH Affordable Lending, Wells Fargo
  • Jed Resnick, CEO, Douglaston Development

“This is a really exciting opportunity to hear from top professionals with experience addressing the affordable housing shortage and to gain insight about what can be done to resolve a decades-long problem,” said Lou Mirando, REI Executive Advisory Council co-chair and CEO of Streamline CRE Funding Group who will emcee the event with fellow co-chair Ryan O’Connor, CEO of Clinton Management.

To register for the in-person event, click here. To register for the virtual event, click here.

For information about REI, the Executive Advisory Council and Scholarship 250, click here. Fordham REI’s Visionary Series CCL is a five-year campaign tied to the 250th anniversary of the United States in 2026.


The Fordham Real Estate Institute currently offers a Master of Science in Real Estate, a Master of Science in Real Estate Development, Master of Science in Construction Management, advanced graduate certificates in real estate finance, development, management and construction management, a Bachelor of Science in Real Estate, and a comprehensive array of professional certificates in real estate and construction at its campuses in Manhattan and West Harrison, N.Y. The programs are developed and taught by leading industry practitioners and are centered on imparting real-world professional skill sets.  Flexibility and convenience are program hallmarks as classes can be taken in-person, online, and at various paces. REI is a part of Fordham’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies. For more information, visit


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