Mayoral Housing, Transportation & Jobs Summit

A summit focused on addressing the mounting affordable housing and congestion crisis and their effect on businesses and employment in the L.A. region.


 Event Information

This annual event convenes leaders from all perspectives of the housing debate to address the housing crisis and its effect on employment and transportation in Los Angeles. The summit features panel discussions, keynote speakers, and academic research surrounding this complex issue


Friday February 19, 2021

A virtual summit experience hosted in partnership with the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation, and Stuart A. Gabriel, Arden Realty Chair & Professor of Finance, and Director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate.

2021 Featured Speakers:

The Honorable Toni G. Atkins, Senate President pro Tempore, State of California

The Honorable Anthony Rendon, Speaker of the Assembly, State of California

The Honorable Scott Wiener, Chair, California Senate Housing Committee

The Honorable David Chiu, Chair, California Assembly Housing Committee

David S. Kim, Secretary, California State Transportation Agency

The Honorable Holly Mitchell, Supervisor, County of Los Angeles 

The Honorable Eric Garcetti 

Kevin Demoff, Chief Operating Officer, LA Rams 

JR DeShazo, Director, UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation

Dr. Matthew Desmond, Author & Professor of Sociology, Princeton University

Sarah Dusseault, Commissioner, LAHSA

Dr. Stuart Gabriel, Professor of Finance and Arden Realty Chair & Director, UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate

Amanda Gattenby, Vice President, Development, CRATE Modular

David Grunwald, Senior Vice President, LA Region, National CORE

David Hart, President & CEO, Steinberg Hart

Paul Jennings, Principal, PCS Energy

Hilary Norton, Chair, California Transportation Committee

Roger Sherman, Urban Projects Director, Gensler 

Phillip A. Washington, CEO, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)

And more more!

Watch the 2019 Summit Online

Watch a recording of the entire summit online at the links below. 

Making News

The 2019 Summit generated headlines with the release of the LABC Institute/LA Times Housing and Homeless poll. The poll was the focus of a large portion of the summit and helped facilitate disucussions about solutions to the housing and homelessness crisis.


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