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
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.
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.
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.