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SPUR: Affordable by Design 101

Compact, efficient housing without bells and whistles often rents for less without requiring a subsidy, and SPUR has advocated for more of this kind of housing in order to address the region’s ongoing housing shortage. Join SPUR for a nuanced conversation on housing types that some...

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Integrated Pest Management (IPM): for Health and Efficacy

Join ELPN on February 23 for a presentation on Integrated Pest Prevention in Multi-Unit housing. Pests and pesticides are known triggers of health problems in residents of affordable housing and prevention is key. This presentation shares design principles and strategies that exclude pests from buildings,...

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Special Session: Legislative Issues Comittee

Please join NPH for a special Legislative Issues Committee meeting on February 23. Members will have an opportunity to discuss "by-right" approvals streamlining bills that have been introduced this session and other legislation of interest to our members. You must RSVP to attend. RSVP ...

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SPUR: Zoning at 100: A Look Back

Zoning is the basic regulatory tool for city planning and since its birth with the 1916 New York City Zoning Resolution, it has spent the last century constantly evolving. The tool has been pressed into the service of urban ambitions ranging from the mundane to...

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Legislative Issues Committee Meeting

Join NPH for our first Legislative Issues Committee meeting of the year! This group meets the first Thursday of each month, typically from 9:30 – 11:30 am. At times, the committee meets for a longer period of time to accommodate longer agenda items, such as...

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Small Sites, Big Impact (San Francisco)

In the face of rising rents, increased evictions and property sales, San Francisco launched its Small Sites Program in July 2014 to fund the acquisition and rehabilitation of 5- to 25-unit rental buildings. Participating partners are able to remove these small sites from the market,...

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Can State Policy Changes Fix Housing Affordability in California? (San Francisco)

The path to fixing California’s housing affordability crisis starts with the state capital. There have been numerous policy ideas swirling around Sacramento in recent years, from securing a permanent funding source for affordable housing to establishing some form of by-right legislation. But what policies will...

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Federal Housing Policy: 2017 Outlook and Beyond (Oakland)

Join the California Housing Consortium & the Terner Center for Housing Innovation for a panel discussion on the changing federal landscape and its effects on affordable housing. Panelists include: Carol Galante, Terner Center for Housing Innovation at UC Berkeley; Chris Gouig, Housing Authority of Alameda...

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SV@Home Holiday Party

Join SV@Home for their annual holiday party on Wednesday, December 14th at the Silicon Valley Capital Club! This is a great opportunity to meet and mingle with others determined to make housing affordable throughout Silicon Valley. RSVP here!   ...

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How Housing Matters 2016

Hosted by the National Housing Conference in partnership with the Urban Institute, HUD's office of Policy Development & Research and the Terwilliger Center for Housing at the Urban Land Institute, How Housing Matters brings together practitioners from different sectors to explore ways in which housing...

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Green Infrastructure Leadership Conversation

The half-day event begins with a Mayor’s Breakfast highlighting innovative models, followed by roundtables and discussions with experts, state and local policymakers, practitioners, and community leaders -- including NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman, panelist on "Integration: Greening, Housing and Transportation." Learn more and register.  ...

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