Navigating Today’s Affordable Housing – Speaker Series

In lieu of the 2020 Central Virginia Regional Housing Summit, the Central Virginia Regional Housing Partnership offered a free virtual  Speaker Series titled “Navigating Today’s Affordable Housing.”  The Fall Speaker series was underwritten by the Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) and the Virginia Housing Authority, and hosted by the Central Virginia Regional Housing Partnership and the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission. Event topic and materials are listed below. 

Speaker series materials

September 25, 2020 – The Impact of COVID-19 on the Charlottesville Area Housing Market: Current Conditions & Outlook with Virginia REALTORS® Chief Economist Dr. Lisa Sturtevant

October 22, 2020 – Regional Housing Strategies & Policies.
Speakers: Laura Lafayette, Executive Director- Partnership for Affordable Housing. Paul DesJardin, Director of Community Planning and Services- Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.

November 12, 2020 – Central Virginia Regional Housing Partnership “Housing Resource/Housing Locator Service” Website rollout.

December 17, 2020 – Conversion of Existing Structures for Homeless/Permanent Supportive Housing Solutions.
Speakers: Anthony Haro, Executive Director, Thomas Jefferson Area Coalition for Homeless. Julie Anderson, Director of Real Estate Development, Virginia Supportive Housing. Colin Arnold, of Arnold Design Studio