A10: Housing Alliance Legislative Agenda: 2020 Update

Get all details on the Housing Alliance Legislative Agenda for the upcoming year.

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A9: From Brownfields to Greenfields and All the Environmental Stops Along the Way

Have you ever dreamed of redeveloping that vacant lot or derelict building at the perfect location in your community, but just don’t know where to start? Tackling all the environmental issues at a property can seem overwhelming, but with some knowledge and the right team it is possible to turn that Brownfield into a Greenfield. […]

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A8: Community HealthChoices – Lessons Learned and Implications for Housing Providers

Community HealthChoices is a relatively new managed care program in Pennsylvania that serves eligible elderly and disabled individuals. CHC is about to roll out its 3rd and final phase of implementation to then cover the entire state; find out what the Managed Care Organizations have learned from phases 1 and 2 and the implications of […]

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A7: Roundtable on Conservatorship

The Abandoned and Blighted Property Conservatorship Act, also known as Act 135, authorizes the court appointment of a third party – the conservator – to take possession of an owners property and make repairs to bring it up to code. In this session, hear from practitioners and policymakers about the latest developments in conservatorship, including […]

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A6: Building Local Government Support for Affordable Housing

This session will discuss strategies local housing organizations and developers can use to build partnerships and support for affordable housing in local communities with municipal officials.

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A5: Passive House is a Win Win Win: Saving money on construction, improving health and financial security for residents

Building owners and project teams want to build ultra-low energy and ultra-high indoor air quality multi-family buildings without paying a premium in the cost of construction.   The purpose of this workshop is to lay out the evidence and strategy to achieve that goal. From the perspective of an experienced team of an architect, developer […]

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A4: Making the First Move: Tips for Engaging with Health and Hospital Systems

The intersection around health and housing has spurred new opportunity for collaborations between the two systems, but new partners are struggling to gain traction. Health sector partners will provide advice on how housing providers can approach hospitals, health systems, and managed care organizations to build lasting new partnerships.

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A3: Familiar Faces: Lessons Learned from Implementing the Hi-Five Program

Does your community see the same people cycle in and out of homelessness, jail/prison or hospitals? If so, come learn about promising data-driven approaches that are working in urban, suburban, and rural communities such as the Frequent Users Systems Engagement (FUSE) model helping to identify and serve the most vulnerable in Philadelphia.

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A2: Landlord-Tenant Basics

Responsible property management and tenancy benefits the whole community. Most landlords want to be fair and most tenants are responsible neighbors. We will incorporate landlord and service provider perspectives on the components of a successful lease and strategies to address common challenges in this relationships. In addition, get an overview on the subtle differences in […]

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A1: No ifs, ands, or Butts….Lessons Learned from the Implementation of a Smoke-Free Policy

This session will feature presenters that have experience in the implementation of a smoke-free policy in affordable housing developments. Keys to effective implementation will be discussed as well as overcoming typical issues encountered in the implementation of a smoke-free policy including, but not limited to documenting violations, reasonable accommodation, and prevailing before a Magisterial District […]

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