Guest speakers shared development practices from peer cities that support keeping a city affordable to all. Solutions such as Density & Alternative Land Use; Urban Farming; Creative zoning for housing; Rehabs of larger buildings; and more.
*Michael Braverman: architect of the Vacant to Value program in Baltimore
*Reginald Scott: works for the Detroit Land Bank Authority that runs an incentive program for educators, city employees, etc. to buy properties
*John Shepard: from Elmington Partners who is successfully building affordable housing in Memphis and other cities across the Southeast and beyond