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Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice
Economic Club of Utah
Utah Construction Database
Utah Economic and Business Review

Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

 

Over the last three years the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, University of Utah has participated in the HUD Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant. This grant was awarded to Salt Lake County, Division of Community Resources and Development in 2011. The role of the Bureau of Economic and Business Research was to prepare a Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice for the Wasatch Front. Read the full report here

 

Economic Club of Utah

The David Eccles School of Business is pleased to initiate The Economic Club of Utah – a forum to share research, data and analysis important to the success of the Utah economy. Like the economic clubs of Chicago, New York and Washington D.C., The Economic Club of Utah will bring together leading economists and business leaders and cultivate the next generation of economic and civic leadership. The Economic Club of Utah will be statewide and replace and expand what was previously known as the Wasatch Front Economic Forum.

Utah Construction Database

The Utah Construction Database is an interactive database of permit-authorized construction in Utah cities and counties. Read the report here

Utah Economic and Business Review

 

The Utah Economic and Business Review is published four times per year. Each issue features one or more articles dealing with contemporary trends and developments relating to the Utah economy. The Utah Economic and Business Review is mailed free to subscribers in the United States; outside the U.S. contact BEBR for subscription information.

BEBR News

Business and government leaders announced a major effort Wednesday to expand overseas exports from Salt Lake County companies and boost foreign investment in the region’s economy.

After months of discussion, the Salt Lake City metropolitan area has officially joined the Global Cities Initiative, a city-focused international trade-promotion plan backed by U.S. banking giant JPMorgan and researchers with the Brookings Institution.

Utah’s export levels are strong by U.S....

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The ability to access opportunity across the Wasatch Front depends on geography

Have you ever wondered what parts of the Wasatch Front have the best and worst access to good schools, affordable housing and sustaining jobs?

The Utah Economic and Business Review recently released the findings of an equity analysis that looked at who can access opportunity in Davis, Salt Lake, Utah and Weber counties.

The analysis was done as part of a three-year U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant, given in...

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