The Housing Affordability Question – How National Models Can Help Greater Philadelphia

Independence Mall West
Oct 11, 2017 7:30am - 10:30am

Exploring private investment in underserved housing markets.

Seven years into an uneven recovery, escalating housing costs in parts of the Philadelphia area are putting financial pressure on many workers, especially those from low, moderate, and middle-income households.  Yet with scarce public sector housing subsidies and uncertain incentives, private investment remains central to maintaining housing options that are competitive and affordable for workers living in our communities and to our region’s growth.

Come discuss the local housing market conditions, hear what other cities are doing and from leaders and practitioners on the ground on both sides of the river to explore what is possible here in Greater Philadelphia to ensure an adequate and equitable supply of housing.

Part 1: Overview: Housing policy tools and housing context in our market

  • National Housing Policy Tools and Models: Stockton Williams, ULI, EVP of Content and ED of Terwilliger Center for Housing
  • Housing Data Context in Our Market: Kevin Gillen, Senior Research Fellow, Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation
  • Philadelphia’s Housing Strategy – Anne Fadullon, Director of Planning and Development, City of Philadelphia

Part 2: Panel: Practitioner Expertise – Applying Solutions

  • Moderator: Stockton Williams, ULI, EVP of Content and ED of Terwilliger Center for Housing
  • Pennrose – Timothy Henkel, Senior Vice President
  • Presby’s Inspired Life – Vidhi Anderson, Executive Director of Housing & Land Development
  • The Reinvestment Fund – Andy Rachlin, Managing Director for Lending and Investment
  •  Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority – Greg Heller, Executive Director

Continuing Education Credits On-Site:   AICP:  2 CM credits.  ARCHITECTS (PENDING): 2 AIA Continuing Education Hours. ATTORNEYS (PENDING): 2 CLE ; PA/DE Landscape Architects: 2.0 CEU PA. ENGINEERS:  2 PDH. REAL ESTATE BROKERS/SALES (PENDING):  2.0 Real Estate CE credit hours pending through Temple University Real Estate Institute.


  • Private Member: $60
  • Public Member: $35
  • Private Nonmember: $90
  • Public Nonmember: $55
  • Student: $25

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