Mind the (Affordable Housing) Gap

Lunchtime Forum

The region’s housing shortage has impacted everyone, and those who rely on affordable housing have been hit the hardest. A new study calculated that the Bay Area’s affordable housing funding gap is estimated, conservatively, to be $1.45 billion a year. That may seem daunting, but it’s not unachievable, and could be closed by major measures set forth and approved by voters or state officials. Join us to learn about what could be done to grow the necessary funding for affordable housing in our region.

+ Sujata Srivastava / Strategic Economics
+ Elizabeth Wampler / Great Communities Collaborative
+ Geeta Rao / Enterprise Community Partners
+ Iman Novin / Novin Development


free for SPUR members
$10 for non-members

Pre-registration is not required for this event.

Refund Policy

Sponsorship payments: Will not be refunded, as sponsorship benefits take effect immediately and are on-going through the date of the event.

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