New N.H. Housing Report: Demographics & Housing Mismatch
A new report finds that with shifting New Hampshire demographics, household incomes and lifestyles, our housing stock soon won’t fit us anymore. And it predicts this infrastructure ‘mismatch” could be a drag on future economic growth. We’ll find out more, and what its authors say might create a more balanced housing market.
- Dean Christon – executive director of the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority
- Dennis Delay– economist at the New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies and co-author of a new three-part report commissioned by the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority.
- Paul Morin – president of Tarkka Homes. He is actively involved with the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of NH. He regularly testifies before the N.H. Legislature on issues relating to the industry.
- Russ Thibeault - president of Applied Economic Research, an economic and real estate consulting firm in Laconia, the report’s other co-author.
* You can find more information about NHHFA's report here.
Some towns have reqs that houses be built in 1-2 acre lots, driving cost/prices up too much. Needs to be profitable for the home builder!— The Exchange (@NHPRExchange) April 9, 2014