Garvey Schubert Barer is pleased to sponsor Housing Land Advocates’ Conference – Equity in Form and Function: Recent Trends in Housing Policy on November 7, 2014. Ed Sullivan and Jennifer Bragar will be featured speakers, and will be joined by other experts from across the nation. Join us for a 10th Anniversary Celebration of Housing Land Advocates’ work!
November 7, 2014, Ed Sullivan and Jennifer Bragar, will present during the Housing Land Advocates Conference on at David Evans and Associates, 2100 Southwest River Parkway, Portland, OR 97201.
See below for more details and links to conference registration, or learn more at www.housinglandadvocates.org.
Equity in Form and Function: Recent Trends in Housing Policy
Cosponsored by: Housing Land Advocates, Garvey Schubert Barer, and David Evans and Associates
Housing features prominently in the public discourse of 2014. The tiny house movement is gaining popularity with DIY builders, private developers are racing to complete micro-apartments, and democratically run self-help homeless communities are are seeking recognition along the West Coast. This year’s Housing Land Advocates (HLA) conference continues these conversations but with a focus on the geography of equity. It asks how emerging housing forms can be used to further affordable and fair housing. It emphasizes the function of housing as a means of accessing opportunity. To this end, the conference offers an analysis of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s new regulations around affirmatively furthering fair housing and updates participants on the legal landscape of inclusionary zoning that is being tested by California Building Industry Association v. City of San Jose. HLA is bringing together national, regional and local experts to explore these concepts and issues and to consider ways to support a community vision that does not leave anyone behind.
Keynote Speaker: Marc Brenman
Teacher, author and policy expert on issues of diversity, equal opportunity employment and social justice, Mr. Brenman previously worked as the Executive Director of the Washington State Human Rights Commission, Senior Policy Advisor at the U.S. Department of Transportation, and Division Director for the Office of Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education.
9:00am Welcome from HLA President Jennifer Bragar
9:15am Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing: Proposed Regulations and Actions to Consider
9:45am Inclusionary Zoning: Legal Developments
10:30am Morning Panel – Housing Affordability & Neighborhood Change
12:00pm Lunch and Keynote Speaker: Marc Brenman – Title VI Transportation Planning and Fair Housing
1:00pm Organized Networking Opportunities
1:30pm Gentrification: A Talk about N/NE Portland
2:00pm Afternoon Panel – There Goes the Neighborhood: Emerging Housing Alternatives
3:30pm Afternoon Panel – Inclusionary Zoning: Threats and Opportunities
AICP and Oregon State Bar CLE credit pending
David Evans and Associates
2100 Southwest River Parkway, Portland, Oregon 97201
Who We Are:
Housing Land Advocates was formed in 2004. We are a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation, and pursue our work as an entirely volunteer-run and -operated organization. We advocate for land use policies and practices that ensure an adequate and appropriate supply of affordable housing for all Oregonians.
Visit the website: http://housinglandadvocates.org/ for updates on conference speakers and registration information. Contact HLA at firstname.lastname@example.org for conference sponsorship opportunities.