Clockwise from top left: Marc H. Morial, Cerita Battles, Mark Vitner, Vince Toye, Gary Acosta, and Keith Fairey.
Top row: Marc H. Morial, Cerita Battles, and Mark Vitner. Bottom row: Keith Fairey, Gary Acosta, and Vince Toye.
Clockwise from top left: Marc H. Morial, Cerita Battles, Mark Vitner, Vince Toye, Gary Acosta, and Keith Fairey.
Top row: Marc H. Morial, Cerita Battles, and Mark Vitner. Bottom row: Keith Fairey, Gary Acosta, and Vince Toye.
Housing
July 10, 2019

Meet the experts

In this special series, Wells Fargo brings together problem solvers to discuss the U.S. housing affordability crisis, its root causes, and potential solutions.

 
 
 
 

Photo of Marc H. Morial with this quote: We had a foreclosure crisis ten years ago. Now we have a bit of an affordability crisis. -- Marc H. Morial, President, National Urban League; Mayor, New Orleans, 1994-2002
Photo of Cerita Battles with this quote: Income is not rising at the same pace as some of the cost for homes, and so therefore you have a gap. -- Cerita Battles, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Photo of Mark Vitner with this quote: Housing has become less affordable for a wide segment of the population. -- Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo senior economist
Photo of Keith Fairey with this quote: We see far too many households, over 11 million renter households, severely cost burdened. -- Keith Fairey, Enterprise Community Partners, national affordable housing nonprofit
Photo of Gary Acosta with this quote: If you want builders to build more affordable housing, you have to make the economics work for them. -- Gary Acosta, National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals
Photo of Vince Toye with quote: When you hear affordable housing in a neighborhood, some are well, I don't want that, because that's going to bring my property value down. -Vince Toye, Wells Fargo Community Lending and Investment