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Capacity-Building Workshops for Cities: Trends in Affordable and Workforce Housing

Kurt Creager

  • Executive VP, Bridge Housing

Join us for the last of four workshops on creating and preserving affordable and workforce housing. Led by Silvia Urrutia, co-founder of the Arizona Housing Alliance, this high-level, interactive series brings together public and private entities to discuss challenges, highlight best practices, encourage innovation, and disseminate vital information to impact your city's affordable housing capacity.

Workshop 4: Trends in Affordable and Workforce Housing
Moderated by Silvia Urrutia, UDeveloping LLC

Guest Speaker for Workshop 3
Kurt Creager, Executive VP, Bridge Housing, is the previous director of the City of Portland’s Housing Bureau and the current vice president of Bridge Housing in Washington. Creager will discuss his experiences in Portland and Seattle and suggest ways to adapt these best practices to Arizona.

Register for this workshop below. We encourage cities to send staff from several departments, including Community Development, Housing Services, Economic Development, and Human Services.

Breakfast and box lunches will be served.

We encourage you to take public transportation, but if you drive, we offer validated parking at Fulton Center parking garage.

Workshop 1: The Financing Affordable Housing
Workshop 2: Addressing and Mitigating Gentrification & Displacement
Workshop 3: Preserving Existing Affordable Housing

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.