Statewide housing conference workshop topics set


2008 conference logoThis past Monday, the conference planning committee finalized workshop topics for the 2008 Vermont Statewide Housing Conference:

  • Successful models of supportive housing
  • Video and discussion on poverty in Vermont
  • Fundraising for providers
  • Planning for housing variety and diversity
  • Green preservation
  • Cottage development
  • Planning and zoning basics
  • Density
  • Ten most important land-use policies
  • Housing 101 (Pts I & II)
  • State housing policy
  • Federal housing policy
  • Costs of housing development
  • Market analysis
  • Building local support for housing
  • Responsible borrowing and lending
  • Consumers' concerns

The day-long conference takes place Tuesday, Nov. 18 at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel & Conference Center.

We plan to update the conference Web site soon, opening the doors for online registration.