Housing Solutions Summit 2016 School of Public Affairs

UCCS School of Public Affairs Housing Solutions Summit

Housing Solutions Summit 2016

About: UCCS School of Public Affairs' first Community Conversation event of the 2016 academic year: the Housing Solutions Summit. The focus the conference was on finding solutions for the lack of affordable and accessible housing in the Pikes Peak, Colorado region.  Keynote speaker, Tim Van Meter, and four panels comprised of area experts who spoke about and discussed relevant issues.

Opening Remarks & Keynote

Welcome & Introductions

  • Dr. George Reed - Dean, UCCS School of Public Affairs
  • Carrie Baatz - Vice-Chair, PATH (People's Access To Homes)
  • Mike DeGrant - Chair, Pikes Peak CoC (Continuum of Care)
  • Mike Schmidt - CEO, Ensemble Ventures, LLC (Panel MC)
  • Tim Van Meter - Partner, Architect/Urban Designer, Van Meter Williams Pollack Architects, LLP
Video of Housing Solutions 2016 Opening Remarks and Keynote

 
 

Panel #1: Innovative & Affordable Housing Development

  • Mike Schmidt - Ensemble Ventures - (Overview)
  • Darin Zaruba - Eco Cabins
  • Kevin Demers - Clayton Homes
  • Paul Spotts – The independence Center
  • Chuck Murphy – Murphy Construction
  • Jennifer Roberts – PATH (Yellow Brick Vision)
Video of Panel 1: Innovative & Affordable Housing Development

 
 

Panel #2: Zoning, Planning & Public Policy

  • Todd Liming - Planning Matters - (Overview)
  • Sara Reynolds - Housing Colorado
  • David Roesh - City of Walsenberg
  • Carl Schueler or Peter Wysocki - City of Colorado Springs
  • Electra Johnson – SALT Workshop
Video of Panel 2: Zoning, Planning & Public Policy

 
 

Panel #3: Finance & Banking

  • Tim Gough - Division of Housing in Denver - (Overview)
  • Bob Munroe - Solvera Advisors
  • Joe Rowan - Funding Partners
  • DeAnne McCann - El Paso County
  • Aimee Cox - City of Colorado Springs
Video of Panel 3: Finance & Banking

 
 

Panel #4: Community Development & Partnerships

  • Mary Stegner - Partners in Housing
  • Lee Patke - Greccio Housing
  • Kris Medina - Habitat for Humanity
  • Nate Clyncka – RMCLT (Rocky Mtn Community Land Trust)
  • Chad Wright - Colorado Springs Housing Authority
Video of Panel 4: Community Development & Partnerships