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Thursday, January 19, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM 

  • Check In - 8:30 AM
  • Presentations and Roundtable - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Closing Remarks - 12:00 - 12:30 PM

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Learning and Development Center – Houston 
4501 Leeland Street
Houston, TX 77023

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Jose Cantu 
Houston-Galveston Area Council 

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This event is eligible for 3 CM Credits from the American Planning Association.

Thanks to the City of Houston for co-hosting this event.

At the first peer exchange, participants shared their ideas and the challenges they’ve identified around Missing Middle Housing in the Houston-Galveston region. At this second event attendees will hear innovative approaches to developing Missing Middle Housing and preserving affordable workforce housing from a panel of housing experts.

Check In begins at 8:30 a.m. Presentations, roundtable, and closing remarks from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Luis Nunez, Director
Economics and Advisory

Luis will discuss current market trends that make a strong demand case for Missing Middle Housing. He will also provide an overview for planners and local governments on how to close financial gaps to help make missing middle housing a reality in communities.

Jeffrey Goodman Jeffrey B. Goodman, AICP
Planning Policy Consultant
Granicus, New Orleans, Louisiana

Jeffrey will present best practices and case studies from different parts of the United States that help preserve affordable workforce housing. He will also share case studies that display how Missing Middle Housing development can help alleviate the housing affordability crisis.

Jennifer Ostlind, AICP
Deputy Director, Community and Regional Planning
City of Houston

Jennifer will discuss the City of Houston’s Livable Places Action Committee, why it was created and some of the initiatives they have implemented. She will also explain how their pre-approved multifamily designs can help fast track the permitting process.

Curtis Davis Curtis M. Davis, R.A.
Development Consultant
Houston Housing Collaborative

Curtis will discuss how developing Missing Middle Housing types is equitable and financially sustainable for both residents and developers. He will also provide high level insight as to what it takes to develop Missing Middle Housing types and share some potential sources to help fund these types of development projects.

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