Thank you to all who attended the 2019 Housing Policy Conference. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers who helped make this event happen. Visit the event wrap up page to see highlights, pictures, and videos.
2019 CONFERENCE PANELS
Local Housing Trends and Policy Solutions: This panel will provide a mid-year update on local permit activity, a market forecast for the remainder of the year and provide local policy recommendations to help address the growing housing shortage in Southern California.
William Lyon Homes
Executive Director, Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino
Director of Economic Development & Corporate Training, San Bernardino Community College District
BIA Baldy View Chapter CEO
Energy Efficiency Innovation Case Study: This panel examines the successful public/private sector collaborative model and environmental stewardship of Mary’s Village – the first comprehensive center for homeless men in the central San Bernardino Valley.
Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA) Roundtable: SCAG leaders discuss the challenges and opportunities of meeting Governor Newsom’s goal of building 3.5 million new homes in the next seven years by providing an update on the RHNA process as well as the Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Community Strategy (RTP/SCS).
SCAG Executive Director
League of California Cities Past President
SCAG, Regional Housing Needs Assessment Committee Chair
Lewis Group of Companies
State & Federal Policy Focus: A recent report noted more than half of California’s Latino renters and one-third of Latino homeowners are paying more than 30 percent of their income on housing costs. This panel discusses federal and state policy solutions to help reverse the housing affordability crisis which is particularly prevalent among minorities.