Trends and Tools Responding to the Housing Crisis


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Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the impact of objective design standards on streamlining housing approvals and accelerating equitable housing production.
  • Learn how producing accessory dwelling unit (ADU) prototypes, standards, and materials can accelerate housing production.
  • Recognize strategies that can integrate community values and boost support for housing projects.

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Communities suffer from increased housing demand, competing state and local goals and policies, inadequate affordable and market-rate housing, changing mandates or housing laws, design quality issues, and multiple political and community interests.

Panelists respond to California's housing crisis and recent housing policy by sharing tools and strategies to navigate housing laws, expedite housing development, and provide opportunities for affordable housing and equity. The panel comprises planners and architects with extensive experience in developing and utilizing tools to navigate the ever-changing landscape of housing. They share unique insights on working in both the private and public sectors to develop affordable and market-rate housing solutions.

Whether you work in the public or private sector, acquire tools and strategies that open opportunities for more accessible housing and products that serve a variety of individual income levels and community needs.