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Sunday, February 17 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Midat Sodom and the Housing Affordability Crisis

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Midrashim (Biblical commentaries) state that the city of Sodom was overthrown because of its hostility to hospitality. American cities limit new housing in a variety of ways; is this policy analogous to the ways of Sodom? If so, what are the ethical implications of this policy? What arguments justify these policies?


Michael Lewyn

Michael Lewyn teaches property, land use and environmental law at Touro Law Center, where he is a professor and the Director of the Institute on Land Use and Sustainable Development. Most of his scholarship focuses on urban and suburban development, including urban walkability and... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am EST
Room 8 (5th Floor)