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Affordable Housing: What's Next Nationally and in Nashville?

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March 13, 2008

Affordable Housing Conference Agenda (PDF)


KEYNOTE SPEAKER
George McCarthy, Program Officer in Asset Building and Economic Development, Ford Foundation
"An Alternative Vision for an Affordable Housing Sector"

This one-day housing conference connected local housing developers, policy-makers, and stakeholders to national housing experts in order to discuss the future of affordable housing and how this affects the Nashville community.  

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

  • New directions for housing low and moderate income families nationally
  • Challenges and prospects for housing low and moderate income households in Nashville
  • Organizing communities to support affordable housing

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (Microsoft PowerPoint files)

CONFERENCE BRIEFING MATERIALS
Tennessee Housing Development Agency 
Refer to THDA to find information on the Tennessee Housing Coalition, Housing Trust Fund, low-income housing, community programs, and various Tennessee housing information

Fields, D. et al. (2007).
Executive Summary
Fields, D. et al. (2007).
Understanding Responses to the Threat of Foreclosure Among Low-Income Homeowners
Jacobus, R. (2007).  
Delivering on the Promise of Inclusionary Housing: Best Practices in Administration and Monitoring
Akchin, D. (2007).  Shared-Equity Homeownership: Has Its Time Come?

SPONSORED & HOSTED BY
Peabody College and the Department of Human and Organizational Development
THE CENTER FOR COMMUNITY STUDIES

ORGANIZED BY
Susan Saegert, Emily Thaden, Doug Perkins, Jill Robinson, Sharon Shields, & Paul Speer

ADDITIONAL SPONSOR INFORMATION

CONFERENCE COLLABORATOR:
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Nashville Area Habitat for Humanity
Regions Bank
Tennessee Housing Development Agency
US Bank


CONFERENCE SUPPORTER:
Metro Development and Housing Agency
Pinnacle Financial Partners
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
The Housing Fund
Vanderbilt Center for Nashville Studies

CONFERENCE FRIEND:
Affordable Housing Resources
New Level CDC
Park Center
Urban Housing Solutions
Woodbine Community Organization

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, contact Susan Saegert, Ph.D., (office) 615-343-6176

Sponsorship information and application (Word file)


FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Emily Thaden

(917-686-6716)