Promoting Housing Affordability and Sustainable Rental Housing Markets: New Jersey and Israel Perspectives

A Joint Rutgers/Tel Aviv University webinar

02 Feb
Price: FREE


Alrov Institute for Real Estate Research at the Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University, The New Jersey-Israel Commission and Rutgers Center for Real Estate are inviting you to a conference.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

9:00-10:40am EST (4:00-5:40pm Israel time)


9:00-9:05 - Welcome remarks

Mr. Mark S. Levensen, Chair, New Jersey-Israel Commission / Chair, Real Estate Department, Sills Cummis & Gross, PC

9:05-9:25 - Housing Affordability: Market Realities

Professor Morris A. Davis, Academic Director, Rutgers Center for Real Estate, Rutgers University

Professor Danny Ben-Shahar, Director, Alrov Institute for Real Estate Research, Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University

9:25-9:40 - Housing Policy in Tel Aviv-Jaffa: Present Practices and Future Vision

Mrs. Ella Weber, Strategy Planning Unit, Municipality of Tel Aviv-Jaffa

9:40-10:10 - Creating a Sustainable Rental Market: Israel & New Jersey Opportunities

Mr. Ron Avidan, CEO, Azorim Construction (1965) Ltd / Board Member, REIT Azorim H.F. Living Ltd

Mr. Ron Ladell, Senior Vice President, AvalonBay Communities, Inc.

10:10-10:25 - Policy & Planning for Affordability: A US Perspective

Dr. Jenny Schuetz, Senior Fellow at Brookings Metro

10:25-10:40 Q&A

The conference will be held via Zoom.

Registration is required (link will be issued upon registration).

Register Here


If you have any further questions, please contact Lorri Layton at


This event is free.