G4. Beyond Codes: Fair Housing + Inclusionary Zoning

APA Pennsylvania Chapter

#9113810

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. EDT

CM | 1.50
E | 1.50

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Overview

Starting with a discussion of the ethical obligations of planners and aspirational principles of the
AICP Code of Ethics, this workshop will discuss three of the most essential tools used to ensure
that all people have access to housing of basic standards: Fair Housing, Building Codes and
Inclusionary Zoning. It is essential that municipalities learn what they must do to comply with
the Fair Housing Act, particularly in regard to planning, zoning administration, and legislation
affecting housing types, housing design and the various classes of individuals protected by
the Fair Housing Act. The session will offer real-life examples of fair housing violations and will
teach planners how they can work in their respective jurisdictions to provide housing types that
are available and accessible to everyone.

Speakers

Lori Molloy, Esq.

Lori Molloy is a Managing Attorney at North Penn Legal Services in the Bethlehem office. She supervises the Lehigh Valley Fair Housing Project, NPLS’s Housing Helpline, Elder Law project and prepares trainings for advocates and consumers. She also provides representation in housing and consumer cases for persons with low ... Read More

Eric Mcafee, AICP, LEED AP

For more than a decade, Eric McAfee has worked as a city planner across multiple states and two continents. With a planning degree from Penn and a design degree from Harvard, he has focused particularly on economic development initiatives in the wake of natural disasters or other cataclysmic events. Since ... Read More

Rachel Wentworth

Rachel Wentworth joined the Housing Equality Center in 2000. Over the years, Rachel’s responsibilities have included complaint intake; counseling; tester recruitment and training; test coordination in rentals, sales, insurance, lending and accessibility; and preparation of complaints for filing at HUD. As Assistant Director, Rachel handled discrimination testing implementation and ... Read More

Contact Info

Susan Shermer, sshermer@shermer-assoc.com