ULI Northwest | King County Affordable Housing Symposium


2023-01-31T09:00:00 - 2023-01-31T11:30:00

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    Crossroads Community Center 16000 NE 10th ST Bellevue, WA 98008-3560 UNITED STATES

    Click here to register on the Housing Development Consortium website.

    The first annual King County Affordable Housing Symposium will bring together elected leaders, sector professionals, policy experts, business partners and housing advocates with the primary goal of advancing the role of affordable housing within our community. The Symposium will launch the Affordable Housing Local Policy toolkit that the Housing Development Consortium and Urban Land Institute have developed in partnership with a diverse steering committee.

    The expectation of tens of thousands of new jobs and residents over the next few years has pushed land and housing costs to astronomical new heights throughout King County. This, combined with our housing shortage, means that there has never been a greater need for housing at every level of affordability and it is especially acute for those earning 80% of area median income and below.
    The Affordable Housing Policies and Programs Education toolkit will help all of King County rise to the challenges of our housing crisis by highlighting high-impact tools that can effectively address it. This year’s symposium will be hosted in Bellevue, as the growing city and greater Eastside are one of the hottest markets in the nation. We have an affordable housing crisis, across the region that needs policies and programs to effectively address it.
    This year’s event will feature distinguished speakers from the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)‘s office for a nationwide perspective; Josh Brown, the Executive Director at the Puget Sound Regional Council, for local regional housing trends; Bellevue Mayor Lynne Robinson, and others from across King County. This is a must-attend event for elected officials, planners and engaged residents!