Tuesday, April 14, 2009

NHC and T4 America Host Housing, Transportation and Development Webinar This Thursday

With the current economic crisis, Americans are facing greater challenges in finding affordable housing with good transportation options. As a result, we need federal leadership to bridge housing and transportation policies and to create revitalized and sustainable communities.

This Thursday, April 16, NHC will partner with Transportation for America to host a Webinar entitled, "Exploring the Linkages Between Housing, Transportation and Development" at 4 p.m. EDT.

Webinar panelists include:
  • Christopher Leinberger, visiting fellow at NHC Member Partner The Brookings Institution, partner of Arcadia Land Company and director of the Graduate Real Estate Development Program at the University of Michigan;
  • John McIlwain, chairman of NHC's research affiliate the Center for Housing Policy, senior resident fellow at NHC Member Partner the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the ULI J. Ronald Terwilliger Chair for Housing;
  • Ann Norton, senior staff attorney at the Housing Preservation Project; and
  • Shelley Poticha, president and CEO of Reconnecting America and the Center for Transit Oriented Development.
Participation in this discussion is free and open to the general public. To better understand these connections, as well as explore national efforts to create livable communities, please Register for the Webinar.

If you have further questions please contact NHC Policy Associate Megan Richardson.

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