Priced Out: Austin’s Growing Affordability Crisis

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Thursday, January 28, 2021
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CST


Austin-area home prices are soaring, forcing many people to move to the outskirts or leave Central Texas altogether. The factors contributing to the crisis are many and complex, but most of these issues can be helped with the right policy prescriptions. Join our panel of experts as they discuss Austin’s growing affordability crisis, its impact on homeowners, renters and businesses, and the solutions needed to turn things around.


  • Ellen Troxclair (Moderator) – Sr. Fellow, Texas Public Policy Foundation; Former Austin City Council Member
  • Geoffrey Tahuahua (Panelist) – Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs, Real Estate Council of Austin
  • Jeff Tucker (Panelist) – Senior Economist, Zillow
  • James Quintero (Panelist) – Policy Director, Government for the People, Texas Public Policy Foundation

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