The Demand Institute is jointly operated by The Conference Board and Nielsen. This is their first major publication.
They believe the trajectory of the housing market has now reached a true turning point; the worst of the housing crash is over, and a recovery has now started. This housing recovery will be different in nature from previous recoveries because it will be shaped by new market conditions and expectations. This report explains those differences and the various ways in which they impact consumer demand. These differences may also impact commuter and non-work trips, and therefore transportation planning.