Policy Action Committee Meeting: October 2013
View and listen to the recording here.
The first half of the meeting focused on policy education. Michael Spotts, Senior Policy Analyst or Enterprise Community Partners, reviewed policy trends in transit-oriented development and affordable housing. Rick Jacobus, Director of Cornerstone Partnership, described the Network and Cornerstone’s joint initiative to incorporate permanently affordable housing into transit-oriented development policies and projects.
The second half of the meeting focused on policy action. Participants were asked for their feedback on a drafted letter to Senators who plan to introduce a new housing finance reform bill. Finally, participants were provided with information on Mel Watt’s nomination as director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.