Developing Community Housing: A Workshop with Cahdco and ONPHA

Written by Billy Cohen

May 3, 2021

Cahdco is excited to announce our participation in ONPHA’s upcoming workshop on developing community housing. On May 11th from 1pm-4pm EDT, Cahdco President Graeme Hussey and Project Manager Anna Froehlich will be joining other leading community housing experts in discussing their experiences in developing affordable housing during a time of dire need.

Developing Community Housing: Lessons from the Frontline is open to anyone interested in how affordable housing gets built. Whether you’re an industry insider, a student hoping to learn more, or a member of a community that needs more housing, this workshop is sure to answer all your burning questions.

The workshop will begin with an overview of the development process for non-profit housing providers. It will walk participants through all the project stages with an emphasis on assessing feasibility and risks and the fundamentals of funding and financing a project. A panel of experienced housing providers will then share stories and advice with participants from recent projects and will answer any of your questions in a Q&A.

Throughout the session we’ll dive into:

  • Basics on how to develop affordable community housing
  • Strategies to make your affordable housing project financially viable
  • Advice on how to fund and finance affordable housing development
  • Examples of successful projects recently completed or underway

After this session, you’ll be equipped with:

  • Strategic and practical advice on developing/redeveloping affordable housing
  • Critical steps in assessing your readiness and risk
  • Knowledge about how to develop a realistic project plan
  • Skills to find funding for your project and develop a strong funding application

If you’re interested in joining us, please register at this link.

Billy Cohen

Development Assistant

May 3, 2021