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.

While the events are free, you must register to get in to the webinar. Links in each section.

Speaker series materials

Zoning Hurdles and Incentives

Date: Thursday March 18th from noon to 1:00pm

Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYufu6rqzwjHtdRQ3Vj2d7iu5xZeF33ASLm

Description: Lessons learned from other localities and zoning staff to support affordable housing. For example, what incentives work best for developers.

Speakers: Andrew Clark, Vice President, Government Affairs, Home Builders Association of Virginia and Charlie Armstrong, Vice President of Land Development, Southern Development Homes

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

  • Event Recording (to be shared)
  • Presentation (to be shared)

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

Affordable Housing Pro Forma

Date: Thursday April 15th from noon to 1:00pm

Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9jFShd-6TdKXUbF-_aawMQ

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.

  • Event Recording (to be shared)
  • Presentation (to be shared)
Sponsor: TBD

Transportation and Housing

Date: Thursday May 20 from noon to 1:00pm

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. 

Speaker: TBD

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

  • Event Recording (to be shared)
  • Presentation (to be shared)

Sponsor: TBD

Equity & Housing

Date: Thursday June 17 from noon to 1:00pm

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

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

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

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

  • Event Recording (to be shared)
  • Presentation (to be shared)

Sponsor: TBD

Consider Sponsorship

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.

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.