Leckey Forum 2013: Building Support for Affordable Communities

Building Support for Affordable Communities: Focusing the Message and Expanding the Base

Advocacy booklet coverFor supporters of affordable housing, AHS was pleased to release at this event a new tool—Just the Facts: A Housing Advocacy Source Book.  Click here to read online or copy the booklet.

Link to the Leckey 2013 program or follow links below to the presentations—

The Center for Housing Policy on effective messaging about housing affordability

Amy Clark, Director of Marketing and Communications
Janet Viveiros, Research Associate The Center for Housing Policy

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Case studies in affordability for households at moderate- and lower-income levels 

Dr. Lisa A. Sturtevant, Vice President for Research, National Housing Conference

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Highlights of Arlington food insecurity study

Charles Meng, Executive Director, Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC)

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Engaging the Business/Employer Community (see news coverage of this panel)

Bena Chang, Director of Housing and Transportation, Silicon Valley Leadership Group

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Greg Cahill, Owner, Whitlow’s on Wilson

Hon. Chris Zimmerman, Arlington County Board

Highlights of Virginia Hospital Center survey of employee housing and commuting characteristics

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