DHCD Housing Conference – Under One Roof – November 13, 2012 @ DCU

Under One Roof

Building a Strong Foundation for Housing and Community Development in the Commonwealth

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 | 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM | DCU Center, Worcester

Space is limited. Preregistration is required by Friday, October 26, 2012


$125 Standard Registration Fee/$60 Government and 501(c)3 Registration Fee

“Under One Roof” is a statewide conference, sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development and its partner agencies, to highlight the challenges we face and the initiatives that can move the Commonwealth forward.

If you have an interest in how our Commonwealth meets the challenges of housing homeless families and individuals, improving how we serve those with low incomes, expanding and preserving affordable housing, producing more market rate housing, and strengthening our communities, then register today.

Conference attendees will include developers, municipal officials, advocates, planners, consultants, human service providers and others. A morning plenary session and workshops throughout the day will highlight new initiatives, trends and best practices.

Choose up to Three Workshops!
Five Tracks and 15 Workshops:

Housing First

  • Prevention and Re-Housing Options for Families who are Homeless
  • Housing Our Veterans
  • Innovative Approaches to Serving Individuals who are Chronically Homeless

Sustainable Housing and Self-Sufficiency for Low-Income Households

  • Public Housing Revitalization and Reform
  • Building Self-Sufficiency for Low-Income Families
  • New Approaches for Creating Supportive Housing

Affordable Housing Production and Preservation

  • Affordable Rental Housing: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Fair Opportunity: Rebuilding the Foundation for Fair Housing
  • Today’s Homeownership Landscape

Housing as an Economic Driver: Strategies and Tools for Housing Production

  • Housing that Works
  • Zoning Tools to Grow Neighborhoods and Energize Local Economies
  • Realizing the Potential of Transit Oriented Development

Strengthening Our Communities

  • Gateway Cities: Innovative Strategies for Revitalization
  • Smaller Municipalities: Strategies for Community Development
  • Neighborhood Stabilization: Next Steps to Address the Foreclosure Crisis

Featured Speakers Include:

Governor Deval Patrick

Lt. Governor Timothy Murray

Secretary Gregory Bialecki

Undersecretary Aaron Gornstein

Barbara Fields, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Joseph Flatley, Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation

Thomas Gleason, MassHousing

Roger Herzog, Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation

Marty Jones, MassDevelopment

Clark Ziegler, Massachusetts Housing Partnership


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