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Meeting the moment: Innovative Urban Redevelopment Programs to Address Affordable Housing

Katherine Marinari


date June 29, 2022 | 17:30 - 19:00
Spodek Arena
U.S. Department Of Housing & Urban Development
United States of America
Equitable urban futures
NE 151


This session will be focused on policy levers and programs that are increasing the stock of affordable housing for low-to-moderate income households with a focus on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Choice Neighborhoods program.

The event will highlight U.S. priorities in addressing affordable housing and provide an overview of the Choice Neighborhoods program.

The session will highlight successful case studies of the program and its ability to help communities transform neighborhoods through leveraging significant public and private dollars to support locally driven strategies that focus on housing, people, and neighborhood.

List of Speakers

Ms. Luci Ann Blackburn, Choice Neighborhoods Deputy Director, U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Mr. Calvin Johnson, DAS OREM, HUD 

Mr. Joel Hamernick, Associate Vice President for Civic Engagement for the University of Chicago