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The Orange County Register | Lansner on Real Estate: Can immigrants rescue housing?
By Jonathan Lansner and Jeff Collins. Gary Painter, director of research with the University of Southern California Lusk Center for Real Estate, predicts that an aging immigrant population will provide housing a long-term boost.
June 27, 2012
"Though the increasing immigrant population implies more households, this phenomenon is producing lowered headship rates across all demographics, thereby reducing the total number of households per person," Painter said. "More immigration does not imply lower headship in native born households, but you get fewer households per person in the immigrant population."