On September 3, 2014, CHC presented “What’s Next: A Look at Housing in 2014-2015.” This event provided an in-depth look at the newly-created housing programs from the 2013-2014 legislative session and a look forward to what might come in 2015. We heard from agency leads and policy experts to better understand opportunities to create more housing affordable to Californians in the coming year. Please click presenter’s name for presentation.

Panel 1: Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program (Panel 1 Audio)

Moderator: Lynn Hutchins, Partner, Goldfarb & Lipman

  • Susan Riggs, Deputy Secretary for Housing Policy, Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency
  • Matt Schwartz, President/CEO, California Housing Partnership Corporation

Panel 2: Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention Program (Panel 2 Audio)

Moderator: Marina Wiant, Policy Director, California Housing Consortium

  • Sharon Rapport, Associate Director, CSH/Corporation for Supportive Housing
  • Russ Schmunk, Assistant Deputy Director, California Department of Housing and Community Development

Panel 3: Financing Deals (Panel 3 Audio)

Moderator: Geoff Brown, President/CEO, USA Properties Fund

  • Tia Boatman-Patterson, Executive Director, California Housing Finance Agency
  • Justin Cooper, Partner, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
  • Jonathan Klein, Senior Vice President, Union Bank
  • Caleb Roope, President/CEO, The Pacific Companies

Panel 4: On the Horizon (Panel 4 Audio)

  • Lisa Engel, Consultant, Assembly Committee on Housing and Community Development
  • Ray Pearl, Executive Director, California Housing Consortium
  • Shamus Roller, Executive Director, Housing California