This week, Sharon Gorrell, Housing Policy Advisor for IAR is attending the Solutions 2014 Conference that is being put on by the National Housing Conference which is a research and housing advocacy organization. She has attended several sessions on a variety of topics ranging from local finance options for affordable housing to pairing health with housing as it is related to long-term options for seniors.
What can be done to solve important housing issues?
Pictured here is a round table discussion that took place at a senior housing facility that focused on how senior services are an important component to keeping seniors in independent living situations. Recommendations to include financial provisions for senior services as part of the development of senior housing was a major point discussed.
Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing and Transit Oriented and Economic Development are also major topics at the forum.