CVRHP’s 2021 Spring Speaker Series

The Central Virginia Regional Housing Partnership is pleased to present a 2021 spring speaker series. The topics and dates are listed below. All events are free to the public.

If you or your organization are interested in sponsoring these free events, please fill out this form and contact Lucinda Shannon, Housing Planner at the Thomas Jefferson Regional Planning District, lshannon@tjpdc.org or 434-979-7310 ex. 113.

Speaker Series Materials

Thursday March 18, 2021

This informative discussion about the barriers developers experience when trying to build affordable housing shared some reasons developers do not build more affordable housing.

Speakers: 

  • Andrew Clark, Vice President, Government Affairs, Home Builders Association of Virginia
  • Charlie Armstrong, Vice President of Land Development, Southern Development Homes,
  • Chris Henry, Stony Point Development Group

Target Audience: Zoning staff, county and city planners, housing professionals, and developers

Thank you to our Sponsor: Stony Point Development Group | Chris Henry

Thursday April 15, 2021

Description: Walk through development financing and explanation of what is feasible to build and maintain in the housing market.

Speaker: William Park, President, Pinnacle Construction & Development

Target Audience: Low-income housing professionals and advocates, county and city planners, and developers

Resources/Materials: Urban Institute website – The Cost of Affordable Housing: Does It Pencil Out?; This financial calculation tool shows the gap between what it costs to build and maintain housing and the rents people can afford to pay.

Thank you to our Sponsor: Virginia National Bank


Date:
Thursday May 20, 2021 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1RPjmh7qRZ6VK8oMoFsMlQ

Description: Illustrates the need for reliable
transportation in low-income neighborhoods and provides examples of innovative
solutions.
 

 

Moderator: Diantha McKeel, Chair of Regional Transit Partnership and Albemarle Board of Supervisors Member representing the Jack Jouett District

Speakers:

  • Todd Litman, Executive Director, Victoria Policy Institute 
  • Stephen Johnson, Planning Manager, Jaunt, Inc.

Resources/Materials

Target Audience: Housing and social services professionals, county and city planners, property manages, developers, and public transportation professionals.

  • Event Recording (Coming soon)
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Thank you to our Sponsor: Bramante Homes

Date: Thursday June 17, 2021 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7MKUHgazSgqEYDaABAWqWg

Description: Albemarle County’s director of equity and inclusion, Siri Russell will discuss Charlottesville’s housing environment and strategies to address inequity.

Speaker: Siri Russell, Director of Equity and Inclusion, Albemarle County, and guests

Target Audience: Low-income housing professionals and advocates, county and city planners, and developers

Thank you to our Sponsors: Nelson County and Nelson County Community Development Foundation

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Consider Sponsorship

Series Sponsor ($2,500)

  • Opportunity to speak at first session (or your choice) to kick off the series
  • logo and name on all marketing materials
  • Recognized as a sponsor in all the sessions

Exclusive Session Sponsor ($1,000)

  • Recognized as a sponsor during session
  • Opportunity to introduce speakers at session
  • logo and name will be on marketing materials for that session

Session Co-Sponsor ($500)

  • logo and name will be on marketing materials for that session

If you or your organization are interested in sponsoring these free events, please fill out this form and contact Lucinda Shannon, Housing Planner at the Thomas Jefferson Regional Planning District, lshannon@tjpdc.org or 434-979-7310 ex. 113.