HSH.com's Standout Innovators and Thinkers
What will the U.S. housing market look like in 10 years? It's a surprisingly provocative question. Before the recession, the answer might have been wildly - and incorrectly - optimistic. Today we know better, but we also lack a crystal ball. To help separate hype from reality, we asked some of the most influential and innovative thinkers in the field of real estate, mortgages and housing economics about their forecasts and ideas. Internationally sought-after experts, they spoke of accelerating affordability issues, rising mortgage rates, a greater role for the rental versus ownership market, better natural disaster planning, and much, much more. To explore the future of homeownership in America, click on a profile below. What's your take on what housing will look like in 2026? Let us know your thoughts in our comment section.