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SCANPH's Room for Debate: Affordable Housing Hot Topics

  • Ronald F. Deaton Civic Auditorium 100 West 1st Street Los Angeles, CA, 90012 United States (map)

For the first time, SCANPH is hosting a special debate on industry hot topics featuring experts in affordable housing who will present a spirited defense of their views on issues that continue to elude easy consensus. But will you agree with their positions? Join us for the discussion

1. Inclusionary Housing: Does it reduce housing production?
Rick Jacobus, Principal, Street Level Advisors
Mott Smith, Co-Founder, Civic Enterprise

2. Rent Control: Source of Tenant Relief and Protection or Housing Crisis Perpetrator?
Becky Dennison, Executive Director, Venice Community Housing
Stuart Waldman, President, VICA 

3. Local vs. State Control
Rick Cole, City Manager, Santa Monica
Anya Lawler, Western Center on Law & Poverty