Housing In Utah: Affordability, Availability, And Solutions On Monday's Access Utah

Aug 23, 2021

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We’re going to talk about housing in Utah today. Here are some headlines from the past several months: How tight is Utah’s housing market? Some buyers offer $100K over asking; ‘Hyper-, hyper-competitive’  Salt Lake area housing market is white hot, but are Californians to blame?; What’s driving Utah’s housing crisis? It’s not what you think, says economist;  Housing affordability in Utah entering ‘perilous territory,’ study says; The pandemic has supercharged Utah’s housing market.

Today we’ll talk with Christina Oliver, Director of the Housing and Community Development Division in the Utah Department of Workforce Services; Jim Wood, Ivory-Boyer Senior Fellow at the Kem C. Gardner Institute; and Francisca Blanc, Advocacy & Outreach Coordinator with the Utah Housing Coalition.