National Association of REALTORS Conference & Expo
Dr. Lisa Sturtevant joined NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun to discuss housing and economic trends and strategies for increasing the supply of affordable housing in the market. The presentation is available from NAR.
Innovations in Affordable Housing
In the midst of a national affordable housing crisis, it is critical for practitioners – both seasoned experts and emerging leaders – to stay abreast of the latest updates, resources and best practices for creating and preserving affordable housing. Dr. Sturtevant joined a panel discussing proven strategies in the areas of services, construction and financing, as well as an overview of the current state of affordable housing. This event is sponsored by GenerationHAND, GWU and Key Bank.
National Association of Counties Annual Conference
Read Dr. Sturtevant’s article on housing & economic development on NACO’s County News
Annual Meeting, American Planning Association
Lisa Sturtevant presented on the trends impacting housing demand and supply in the Washington DC region, and the tools needed to ensure that there is a sufficient supply of housing affordable to individuals and families at all income levels. The presentation focused on changing demographic and economic patterns in the region and local land use and financial tools that support housing production and preservation.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Policy Development and Research Regulatory Barriers and Affordable Housing
Lisa Sturtevant was part of a panel that explored a variety of state and local policies that attempt to overcome barriers to the production of affordable housing, including expedited permitting, loosened parking requirements, zoning for accessory dwelling units, and by-right development, as well as a market-based approach to developing housing affordable to entry-level workers that does not involve public subsidies.
Lisa Sturtevant was cited frequently in HUD’s Evidence Matters publication that accompanied the panel presentation.
Re-Framing Affordability: The YIMBY Movement
The well-being of Florida’s local economies and communities depends on having a sufficient supply of appropriate, affordable housing. But in many places, there is not enough housing being built to meet growing demand. Lisa Sturtevant discussed best practices from around the country that have successfully supported new attainable housing options.
Housing for the Middle
As Tampa Bay’s aging Millennials and middle classseek to leave the rental market to buy homes, they often find themselves priced out with limited supply in one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas. Rising home prices and the inability of new construction to keep up with demand are the culprits – but what are the solutions?
Housing Opportunity Conference
The Urban Land Institute’s Housing Opportunity Conference brings together developers, lenders, advocates and public officials to learn about best practices in local housing policy and development. Dr. Sturtevant is assisting with the development of the conference and will lead panels on senior housing, local housing policy and housing communication.