A Housing Conversation with NoCo Housing NOW


The community is invited to A Housing Conversation with NoCo Housing NOW on Friday, November 8 from 7:30 a.m. to noon at the Embassy Suites in Loveland.  This conversation will provide insight into a variety of issues that are impacting the attainability of housing while showcasing solutions for change.  Keynote speakers include Elevation Land Trust CEO Stefka Fanchi and Colorado Futures Center Executive Director Phyllis Resnick, PhD.  Both speakers are dynamic and highly influential advocates for change.

NoCo Housing NOW is a coalition of the willing serving as Northern Colorado’s leading voice for housing options & relative affordability.  Members of the coalition include:  Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, the Cities of Greeley and Fort Collins, Larimer and Weld County, the Town of Windsor, Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity, the Northern Colorado Home Builders Association, the NoCo Rental Housing Association, IRES and the Fort Collins Board of Realtors.  Talent 2.0 identified the need to explore the range of affordable housing policies that could be considered to address the housing challenges in the region and spurred the creation of NoCo Housing NOW.  The housing conversation is underwritten by Northern Colorado Prospers.

Friday, November 8
Embassy Suites
7:30am to Noon
Registration:  $25

Register Here!


7:30am   Continental Breakfast Available

8:00am   Welcome and Overview of NoCo Housing NOW

8:10am   Keynote: Affordable Housing as Public Infrastructure
Stefka Fanchi, Elevation Land Trust Chief Executive Officer

9:15am   Water and the Impact on Housing
Patrick McMeekin , Hartford Homes VP of Land Development

10:00am Homebuyer Assistance Programs
Megan Ferguson, Impact Development Fund Director of Operations

10:45am Exploring Colorado’s Housing Affordability Challenges
Doubled Up Housing
Shift Research Lab, in partnership with Phyllis Resnick, PhD

11:40am Legislative Update
Elena Wilken, Housing Colorado Executive Director

Noon       Adjourn


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