Feb 17th, 2021 1pm – online

Housing supply in the Spokane continues to fall to record low levels at all pricing points. Our summit will help examine the needs of Spokane, what residents want, the influence of buyer migration from larger metro markets, a history of under-supply and the social impacts to our community from a lack of housing. Please join us!


James Young – Director of the Washington Center for Real Estate Research

“The Housing Market Data Toolkit and Housing Needs Based on Income.”



Jessica Lautz – VP of Demographics and Behavioral Insights at the National Association of REALTORS®

“Spokane Emerges As A Top Ten Real Estate Market During and in a Post-COVID Environment”


Danushka Nanayakkara-Skillington – NAHB Assistant Vice President for Forecasting and Analysis

“Housing Growth Continues as the Economy Recovers in 2021”


Mike Kingsella – Up For Growth National Director

“Housing Underproduction for Washington State and Spokane.”



D. Patrick Jones, PhD – Executive Director of EWU’s Institute for Public Policy & Economic Analysis

“A Summary of Population Forecasts and Origins of Recent Newcomers to Spokane County”


Sara Stephenson – American Strategies

“Housing Needs Assessment Survey for Spokane Spring 2020”


Jim Frank – Founder/Developer – Greenstone Homes

“The Shifting Marketplace: How Spokane Lost Market Share To Kootenai County.”



Al French – Spokane County Commissioner

“Broken Pledges Under the Growth Management Act.”



Ben Stuckart – Spokane Low Income Housing Consortium

“The Missing Housing Supply for Low Income Families”



Vange M. Ocasio Hocheimer, PhD – Associate Professor of Economic, Whitworth University

“The Social Impacts of Housing in Spokane”