Housing Stability and Equity in the Time of COVID (CM 1.25)
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Thu Oct 8, 2020
Cultivating Change through Land Use
All indications are that the current economic crisis will continue to disproportionately impact those with lower incomes—often the same people we've come to consider 'essential workers.' We will describe the current state of housing availability for this population and the impacts on workforce readiness and economic recovery. We will follow with prescriptions for meeting the needs for our essential workforce and most vulnerable populations in the face of budget challenges and uncertainty. Our focus will include innovation in housing design, construction and financing from leading experts in the field.