The CoreNet NYC Public Policy Community will host a discussion on affordable housing, public-private partnerships and workforce retention on Thursday November 29, 2018. Subject matter experts will break down the challenges of providing affordable housing to meet the needs of City residents, as well as employers seeking to retain an economically diverse workforce. The discussion will be held at The Museum of the City of New York located at 1220 5th Avenue and 103rd Street from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM.
Analyzing Affordable Housing in NYC and Beyond
Moderators of the panel will include Henry Flores, Global Real Estate Manager at Warner Mediaand Vice Chair of the CB11 Housing Committee and Xavier Santiago, Vice Chair of CB11. Speakers will also include Matthew Gross, Managing Director and Partner at Urban Builders Collaborative and Executive Officer at Lettire Construction Corp, George M. Janes, Owner of George M. Janes & Associates,a specialty planning law firm with expertise in zoning, simulation and visualization, and statistics and quantitative modeling, New York Assembly member Robert Rodriguez, Assembly District 68 and Jeremiah Schlotman of The Legal Aid Society of NYC and the Chair of the CB11 Housing Committee.
Panelists will explore several topics including assessments of the City’s capability to meet affordable housing needs and how private partnerships may be used to expand affordable housing availability. Potential strategies include the preservation of NYCHA housing stock and availability of private capital and expertise to address affordable housing objectives for the City. In addition, panelists will consider models used in other cities across the country to address affordable housing needs.
“Affordable housing is an important aspect of real estate that directly impacts New York City and many other cities across the globe,” said Flores. “CoreNet NYC is providing this learning opportunity for its members because it is important for people to familiarize themselves with the current affordable housing dynamic, how it is currently influences the City, and how it will shape its future.”
About CoreNet Global New York City Chapter
CoreNet Global New York City Chapter’s mission is to advance innovation and professional development for the corporate real estate sector, and to serve as a thought leader and forum for current industry issues. The organization’s more than 1,000 members represent corporate end-users and service providers from New York’s largest publicly held companies at the forefront of real estate planning, development and innovation, including Fortune 500 companies generating over $1 billion in annual revenue. For more information about the CoreNet Global New York City Chapter, visit http://newyorkcity.corenetglobal.org.