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Housing and Economic Development as Levers of Health Symposium

Dates: 

December 14, 2018
8:30am - 12:30pm

Location: 

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
600 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210

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The Symposium will provide an overview of the intersection of housing and economic development and the roles that banks and community development organizations can play. Through 2 panel sessions, experts will discuss how to creatively use capital and economic development tools to support affordable housing that will positively impact resident health. 

Please note there is limited capacity. Register today!

AGENDA

8:30 -9:10 

Check-in and Networking

9:15- 9:30

Kickoff and Welcome

9:30-10:15

Plenary

David Erickson from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco will provide an overview of the intersection of housing and economic development and health.  He will cover why this is important and why banks and community development organizations should care.

10:00-10:15

Plenary Q&A 

10:15-11:15

Housing as a Lever for Health

Panelists will provide an overview of how capital and investments by healthcare and others can be used creatively to support affordable housing and services to impact resident health. 

Moderator

Rachel Heller, CEO, CHAPA

Confirmed Presenters

  • Brian Rahmer, VP, Health and Housing, Enterprise Community Partners
  • Frank Robinson, Vice President, Public Health, Baystate Health
  • Gail Latimore, Executive Director, Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corp (CSNDC)
  • Aaron Gornstein, President and CEO, Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc. (POAH)

11:00-11:15

Housing Q&A

11:15-12:15

Economic Development as a Lever for Health

Panelists will discuss creative uses of capital and tools for economic development which impact resident health and neighborhood well-being. The panel will also discuss how to measure neighborhood health impacts of economic development.

Moderator

Joe Kriesberg, President, MACDC

Confirmed Presenters

  • Joe Flatley, President & CEO, Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation (MHIC) 
  • Maggie Super Church, Vice President for Market Innovation and Impact, CLF Massachusetts
  • Christopher Scoville, Senior Vice President, Community Development Lending, Eastern Bank
  • John Waite, Executive Director, Franklin County CDC

12:00-12:15

Economic Development Q&A  

12:15-12:30

Concluding Remarks

Sponsored by MACDC, the Federal Home Loan Bank Boston, Enterprise, CHAPA and Boston Medical Center

 

Type of event: 

Innovation Forum

Learning area: 

Commun. Org. & Planning

Main document groups: 

Housing and Economic Development as Levers of Health

Documents: