42nd Annual Gala 
Moving Housing Forward:
Seizing the Moment 

Date: Thursday, June 12, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 

Location: National Building Museum
Washington, D.C. 

Annual Policy Symposium
Innovations in Affordable Housing 

Date: Friday, June 13, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Location: Mayflower Renaissance Hotel
Washington, D.C.

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NHC 2014 Annual Policy Symposium 
Innovations in Affordable Housing

June 13, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The Mayflower Renaissance 
Washington, D.C.

Policymakers, practitioners, and housing stakeholders joined together to learn how affordable housing is advancing around the country and what federal policy action is needed to help it continue. Panelists described innovative strategies in development, advocacy, lending, state and local policy, and more and discussed how each interacts with federal housing policy. Topics during the day included the emerging single-family rental market, affordable homeownership strategies, effective state-level advocacy campaigns, local inclusionary housing incentives, and more.


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2014 Policy Symposium Agenda 


Mary John Miller, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Under Secretary for Domestic Finance
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Research Presentation
Lisa Sturtevant, Ph.D., National Housing Conference and Center for Housing Policy
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Panel I: Innovations in State and Local Housing Policy

Explore new ideas emerging in state and local affordable housing policy and learn how coalitions are coming together to support them. Panelists will discuss how investment in recovering communities can work with mobility strategies that help people move to opportunity. Topics include state bond issuances, disaster-resilient communities, and affordable homeownership.

Barbara Burnham, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Brenda Clement, Citizens Housing and Planning Association
Dianne Spaulding, Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California
Andy Fraizer, Indiana Association for Community Economic Development

Panel II: Innovations in Rental Housing
Learn about new directions in rental housing that bring public and private interests togetherto create affordable housing and more vibrant communities. Panelists will explore how the shifting mix of rental and homeownership affects communities, what development strategies are most effective, and what state, local, and federal policy changes are needed.

Andrew Jakabovics, Enterprise Community Partners

Jair Lynch, Jair Lynch Development Partners
Gloria Munoz, Maricopa County Public Housing Authority
Kimberly McKay, BRIDGE Housing
Heidi Coppola, HSC Group



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NeighborWorks America



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