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Housing: The Hub of Public Policy 2010 is presented by:

Partnership

DECD

CHFA

Housing: The Hub of Public Policy 2010 is sponsored by:

Melville Charitable Trust logo

TDBank logo

Travelers logo

CHFA

DECD

Universal Health Care Foundation logo

CT State University System

Charter Oak Communities

Connecticut Association of Realtors

Connecticut Business and Industry Association

Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness

T&M Building Company, Inc.

Billings Forge Community Works

Southside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance

 

 

Housing: The Hub of Public Policy 2010

From Policy Discussions to Practical Solutions

The goal of “Housing: The Hub of Public Policy 2010” is simple: to widen the understanding and appreciation of affordable housing as a vital ingredient in the solution of major public policy problems.

2009 Housing Policy Series ReportThe 2009 series of forums – a collaboration of the state Department of Economic and Community Development and The Partnership for Strong Communities – drew hundreds of attendees, exposed new opinion leaders to housing policy and its uncommonly close connection to other policy solutions, and unearthed new ideas. (Read the 2009 Housing Policy Series Report here.)

The success of the 2009 series sparked the Partnership to join hands with DECD and the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority to produce a 2010 Lyceum Forum Series focused on practical solutions.

The 2010 Series will move beyond a demonstration of the interdisciplinary connections to a series of workshops that flesh out policy alternatives that can simultaneously solve housing problems and provide solutions for education, transportation, healthcare and other dilemmas.

Upcoming Forum

Registration is now open for the next event in the 2010 Housing Policy Series, Housing, Education and Healthcare. The forum will be held at the Lyceum Resource and Conference Center in Hartford on Wednesday, April 28 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Learn more here.

Register Today!

Registration for the April 28 event, Housing, Education and Healthcare is now open. Please register to Sarah Benson, sarah@ctpartnershiphousing.com or 860-244-0066.

Save the Dates

April 28, 2010: Housing, Education & Healthcare

May 26, 2010: Urban Housing & Community Development

Lyceum logoLocation

All events will be held at The Lyceum Resource and Conference Center, 227 Lawrence Street, Hartford CT 06106.

The Lyceum, operated by the Partnership for Strong Communities, provides a common ground to all those working on solutions to homelessness, the development of affordable and supportive housing and the creation of strong communities.

Directions available here.

2009 Housing Policy Series

Read summaries and access materials from last year's forums here.