Building Regional Approaches to Housing and Revitalization in Baltimore

APA Planning & Law Division


Friday, April 12, 2019
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. EDT

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This final plenary session is jointly sponsored with the ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law. This panel includes leaders from the Housing Authority of Baltimore City, the State of Maryland, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The panel discussion will cover initiatives and challenges to implementing regional and multi-dimensional approaches at the local, state and Federal levels to revitalize Baltimore’s neighborhoods. As in communities across the United States, in the face of decades of neighborhood disinvestment, questions to be addressed include: what regional strategies are available to move residents to communities of opportunity while also rebuilding areas that are lagging behind? What legal tools are available in this overall effort and what Fair Housing and other legal parameters impact how projects are conceived and the funding sources that are made available to them?


Robert G. Iber

Invited Speaker

Robert G. Iber is the senior advisor in the Office of Multifamily Housing Programs at the Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, D.C. He has served in an acting capacity in several positions in the Department’s headquarters, including program advisor to the FHA commissioner, director office ... Read More

Amy M. McClain

Amy M. McClain is a partner at Ballard Spahr LLP in Baltimore, Maryland. Read More

Amy Wilkinson

Amy Wilkinson is Director of Fair Housing Enforcement at the Housing Authority in Baltimore, Maryland. Read More

Jay Greene

Jay Greene is Chief Operating Officer and Acting Deputy Commissioner at the Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development in Baltimore, Maryland. Read More

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