"Advancing PDA Implementation: Affordable & Workforce Housing Policy & Design" Forum

How does affordable and workforce housing become a reality in today’s challenging economic and political environment?

In this January 26, 2017 Planning Innovations forum, a panel of experts lead an interactive exchange on strategies and lessons learned about making housing affordable by design.

Forum topics include:

  • Context for Panel Discussion
  • Affordable Housing Challenges and Solutions – Kevin Griffith
  • Effective Affordable Housing Strategies– Kate Hartley
  • Overview of Good Design Principles – David Baker
  • New Model for Workforce Housing – Alan Talansky
  • Moderated Panel/Participant Discussion – Amit Price Patel

Priority Development Areas Program

Priority Development Areas (PDAs) are places near public transit that are planned for new homes, jobs and community amenities.