Resiliency and affordability are key housing issues for Miami’s future. Join us for a forum exploring challenges and opportunities with local and national experts in these fields.

Read our the recap of the forum to find resources related to resiliency and affordability. 

Panelists:
Jessica Yager, NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy
Brian Marino, President, Family Insurance Services, Inc.
Matt Lord, HUD Sustainability Officer, Miami Field Office
Cathie Perkins, Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management

Keynote:
Ismael Guerrero, Denver Housing Authority and EcoDistricts
Using EcoDistricts to Create Sustainable and Healthy Housing Opportunities in Denver’s Low-income Neighborhoods

Resources about DHA’s work on comprehensive neighborhood revitalization:
“Denver redevelopment sets new standards for community engagement & analysis”
South Lincoln Redevelopment Master Plan documents
Implementing EcoDistricts in Denver to Build Sustainable Neighborhoods
Mariposa Healthy Living Toolkit

Who should be there:
Affordable housing providers, urban planners, architects, sustainability experts, climate change advocates, elected officials, and community based organizations.

Details:
Date: November 14, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: University of Miami CAS Gallery, Wesley Center, 1210 Stanford Drive
Cost: free
Registration and light breakfast 8:30 to 9:00 a.m.

Directions:
Metrorail: UM is conveniently located along the Metrorail at the University station. Take the HurryCanes shuttle to the first stop at the Stanford Circle.

Driving directions to campus are available here. Parking is available in the Pavia garage, which is on Pavia St. directly behind the Wesley Center. Please let the garage attendant know that you are attending the Housing Resilience Forum. For a map of the campus click here .

To RSVP contact civicengagement@miami.edu or 305-284-6635