P3s for Appealing, Affordable Housing


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$0.00
APA member
$68.00
List Price
$80.00
Group viewing
$300.00


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You'll learn about: 

  • How dedicated public policy commitment at the local and state levels creates new opportunities for building affordable housing

  • How green building in affordable housing is more accessible than ever, creating a smaller environmental footprint and reducing expenses

  • New mixed-income housing developments that have adopted high design standards to create attractive, revitalized communities

Families the world over struggle to find housing that meets their needs at a price they can afford. Many are forced to commute long distances, pay a disproportionate share of their incomes on housing, or live in housing that simply does not meet their needs.

Enter The Rose, Old Town Commons, Ferry Crossing, and Rainier Vista. A new National Association of Home Builders publication details these and other examples of how the public and private sectors can work together to achieve greater housing equity with mixed-income, affordable neighborhoods. Explore how these projects—which benefited from robust local and state policy commitment to affordable housing—revitalized neighborhoods, embraced green building principles, and made quality housing more attainable.


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About the Speakers

Betsy Crum
Betsy Crum is the Executive Director of the Connecticut Housing Coalition, a statewide network of 250 community-based affordable housing organizations. The Coalition is Connecticut’s leading membership organization dedicated to affordable housing issues. Ms. Crum has been with the Coalition since 2011 in a career that comprises 35 years working in affordable housing and community development. A strong advocate with an outcome-orientation, she came to the Connecticut Housing Coalition from the non-profit Women’s Institute for Housing and Economic Development where she was the Director of Real Estate Development for six years. In that position, she established a permanent Connecticut presence for the organization, and created 400 units of affordable and supportive housing in 10 different developments. Prior to working at the Women’s Institute, Ms. Crum served as the Associate Director at the New England office of the Corporation for Supportive Housing. In that position, Ms. Crum was responsible for oversight and implementation of Connecticut-based policy, advocacy, lending and technical assistance related to developing and operating supportive housing for homeless and at-risk populations. Previously, Ms. Crum was also the Executive Director of Co-op Initiatives, a non-profit organization that developed rental housing and homeownership opportunities for families and people with disabilities, and has also worked for the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, the state Department of Economic and Community Development, and several municipal community development departments. Ms. Crum holds a BA with Distinction in Urban Studies from the University of Connecticut and received training from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Real Estate Finance.

Betsy Crum
Betsy Crum is the Executive Director of the nonprofit Women’s Institute for Housing and Economic Development (WIHED), based in Hartford, Connecticut and Boston, Massachusetts. Ms. Crum's career comprises 35 years working in affordable housing and community development. Previously, she was Executive Director of the Connecticut Housing Coalition, a statewide network of 250 community-based affordable housing organizations. A strong advocate with an outcome-orientation, she also served as WIHED's Director of Real Estate Development for six years. In that position, she established a permanent Connecticut presence for the organization, and created 400 units of affordable and supportive housing in 10 different developments. Prior to working at the Women’s Institute, Ms. Crum served as the Associate Director at the New England office of the Corporation for Supportive Housing. In that position, Ms. Crum was responsible for oversight and implementation of Connecticut-based policy, advocacy, lending and technical assistance related to developing and operating supportive housing for homeless and at-risk populations. Previously, Ms. Crum was also the Executive Director of Co-op Initiatives, a non-profit organization that developed rental housing and homeownership opportunities for families and people with disabilities, and has also worked for the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, the state Department of Economic and Community Development, and several municipal community development departments. Ms. Crum holds a BA with Distinction in Urban Studies from the University of Connecticut and received training from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Real Estate Finance.

Pamela Hefner
Pam Hefner, PLA, ASLA, is the Mueller Redevelopment Project Manager on behalf of the City of Austin’s Economic Development Department. Mueller is a public-private partnership to redevelop the 700-acre former municipal airport into an urban, mixed-income and mixed-use, sustainable community. Ms. Hefner is a registered landscape architect focusing on large-scale master planning and previously worked in private practice in land planning and landscape architecture before joining the City of Austin. Ms. Hefner has worked exclusively with the Mueller project since 1999, seeing it through the master planning process, master developer selection, negotiations, zoning, and ongoing implementation.