Past and Future Housing: Connecticut's Missing Middle - How Small Multifamily Housing Can Work For Everyone

APA Connecticut Chapter


Wednesday, March 27, 2019
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EDT

Hartford, CT, United States

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This program sponsored by the Partnership for Strong Communities will focus on planning policy and land use for small multi family housing options in Connecticut. Small multifamily housing is traditional component of our landscape in New England representing 26% of residences in Connecticut. Much of the existing small multifamily is smaller aging stock and offers an opportunity for many costburdenedc families to live in market rate affordable homes. 


This panel of experts will discuss middle housing with a focus on opportunies to rehabilitate existing stock and expand small multifamily development with land use planning and policy as well as design.


Andrew Jakabovics

Andrew Jakabovics is vice president, policy development at Enterprise Community Partners, a national nonprofit organization that creates opportunity for low- and moderate-income people through fit, affordable housing in diverse, thriving communities. Andrew oversees the Policy Development & Research team, researching issues related to affordable housing, housing and community development, housing finance ... Read More

Elyse Pitts

Ms. Pitts has been with HDF in various ways since 2003. She has been the Director of Innovation and Business Development since September 2012 responsible for HDF’s multifamily loan fund as well as launching new programs, streamlining process workflows, and upgrading and streamlining HDF’s technology infrastructure. Elyse took ... Read More

Anthony Denorfia

In 1981 Anthony Denorfia (Tony) was a partner in a Central Connecticut Law firm successfully representing many of his clients in land use development. Having a strong insight in this field he ventured into new construction and land development. Over this period of time he has personally supervised and managed ... Read More

Kevin Taylor

Born and raised in Waterbury, Connecticut, Kevin T. Taylor, a graduate of Hampton University, is the Executive Director of Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury, Inc. (NHSW) where he serves as public spokesperson for the organization, directs all aspects of the organization, accountable for strategic planning, human resources, finance management, fundraising ... Read More

Fionnuala Darby-Hudgens

Ms. Darby-Hudgens joined the center in 2017. She has spent her professional career with the goal of pursuing meaningful, civic-minded work, with a focus on advocating for high-needs populations. At the Center, she promotes an awareness of fair housing issues and concerns across the state and works to help Connecticut ... Read More

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