SPEAKER SERIES

Housing and Health: Building Opportunity and Equity in Chaffee County is a speaker series implemented under a grant from the Colorado Office of Health Equity and in partnership with the Chaffee County Office of Housing and Department of Public Health.

 

The speaker series brings nationally-known affordable- housing experts to Chaffee County, to share potential – and practical – solutions to our affordable housing challenge.

 

Featured speakers on KHEN’s Chaffee Housing Report: http://www.khen.org/affordable-housing-report

LEAN URBANISM
Brian Faulk

October 2, 2019

Watch the presentation.

INCREMENTAL DEVELOPMENT
Monte Anderson & Kevin Shepherd

October 23-25, 2019

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP WORKSHOP
Eric Bruno & Erick Mueller

November 15, 2019

BREAKING OUT OF THE HOUSING TRAP
Chuck Marohn, Strong Towns

February 26-27, 2020

Chuck Marohn discussed how Chaffee County can curb sprawl and mitigate environmental damages caused by development. 

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MISSING MIDDLE GROUND
Drew Finke, Opticos Designs

April 2-3, 2020

Drew Finke showcased a national trend that prioritizes diverse, affordable housing in sustainable, walkable places – and how and where it could work for Chaffee.

CONSERVATION SUBDIVISION PLANNING
Randall Arendt, Greener Prospects

April 8-9, 2020

 

Randall Arendt proposed an approach to subdivisions that creates larger networks of conservation lands.

Watch the presentation.

PERMANENT AFFORDABILITY STRATEGIES
A Panel Discussion

May 7, 2020

 

A panel discussion on how to make low-income housing permanently affordable, including deed restrictions, land trusts, public ownership, and more.

CONSERVATION SUBDIVISION PLANNING
Randall Arendt, Greener Prospects

June 25-26, 2020

 

Randall Arendt works through his conservation subdivision design process for two Chaffee County areas - the Meadows near Buena Vista and a portion of the Vandeveer property near Salida. 

June 25 Watch the presentation Part 1 & Part 2

June 26 Watch the presentation Part 1 & Part 2

Chaffee County Office of Housing
Touber Building
448 East First Street
Salida, Colorado 81201
719-239-1398
chaffeecounty.org/housing
Chaffee County Public Health
Touber Building
448 East First Street
Salida, Colorado 81201
719-530-2564
chaffeecounty.org/public-health