Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM PDT
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Kelly deWolfe, Impact Associate, Affordable Housing 
United Way Monterey County 

Media Contact: Deniz Firat, Deniz.Firat@UnitedWayMCCA.org

2021 ADU Conference 


UWMC and MBEP will co-host a countywide ADU Conference on Wednesday, September 29th. Homeowners, builders, finance partners, and affordable housing advocates will convene for a virtual event to promote infill housing in Monterey County and to equip homeowners with the tools they need to pursue a financially feasible and affordable ADU project.

The conference will cover the following topics:

-  ADU Policy : The CA Dept. of Housing and Community Development will present on State ADU policy. MBEP and UWMC will present their policy paper, a guide to assist homeowners and city staff in navigating ADU State law, and provide ideas and insights gleaned from local experts

-  Prefabricated ADUs: What are the pros and cons? Local prefab vendors will provide locally available products, discuss pros and cons of prefabricated ADUs, how-to instruction and tips, and present a cost comparison and sample budget to show how you can save on your ADU project

-   ADU Financing: Presentation from regional experts on ADU financing about available products and best practices


CA Dept of Housing and Community Development - Greg Nickless, Housing Policy Specialist
United Way Monterey County and Monterey Bay Economic Partnership - Kelly deWolfe and Ashley Gauer, Program Managers


Habitat for Humanity – Satish Rishi, CEO
Silicon Valley Housing Trust – Fathia Macauley, Chief Lending Officer
Umpqua Bank – Hillary Seiler, Home Loan Officer
Central Coast Credit Union – Larry Hartman, Director of Lending and Sales

Pre-Fab Builders

R3 – Eric Johnsen, CEO
CA Modulars – Josef Elimlich, CEO
Ecologic Architects - Thomas Rettenwender, CEO
prefabADU -  Steve Vallejos, President


Event Contributors and Co-Sponsors: 
City of Pacific Grove, City of Gonzales,  City of Seaside, City of Salinas, AIA Monterey Bay

This event is sponsored by the City of Pacific Grove, Monterey County Association of REALTORS, and City of Salinas.