Are the housing choices currently available in Hampton Roads enough to support the region’s future workforce? Is the right housing mix located in areas expected to experience employment growth over the next twenty years?
On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, Housing Virginia, the Hampton Roads Housing Consortium, the HRPDC, along with various other funders and supporters will release the National Housing Conference, Center for Housing Policy’s examination of the region’s employment driven housing projections for Hampton Roads for the next two decades. The event will be held from 8:30-11am at the Chesapeake Conference Center, 900 Greenbrier Circle in Chesapeake.
During the morning’s program, Dr. Lisa Sturtevant, Executive Director, National Housing Conference’s Center for Housing Policy, will present the report which includes the type, pricing and location of housing needs throughout Hampton Roads based on projected job growth over through the year 2033. Following Dr. Sturtevant’s presentation a panel of local industry experts will provide a response to the study. Individuals from the Virginia Peninsula Association of Realtors©, Hampton Roads Transit, Old Dominion University, and Tidewater Builders Association have been invited to participate.
Registration is required so Save the Date, May 7th, for this event, and look for an announcement soon regarding registration.