Tuesday December 9, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
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VHDA Virginia Housing Center
4224 Cox Rd
Glen Allen, VA 23060

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Housing Virginia
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Overcoming NIMBYism in Affordable Housing Development 

NIMBYism, "Not In My Back Yard", is a pervasive challenge for many affordable housing and community development projects.

This workshop includes presentations and interactive exercises that will provide participants with tools for overcoming opposition and building support for projects.

Workshop topics include:

  • Understanding the causes of NIMBY
  • Using data to make your case
  • Building trust and communicating effectively
  • Finding supporters and using them strategically
  • Case studies from seasoned practitioners

Who should attend: Developers, housing providers, planning staff, planning commissioners, program administrators, lenders, funders, elected officials



This event is made possible through the generous support of:


Virginia Nonprofit Housing Coalition

Housing Virginia