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Planning Board Speaker Series, “Housing Conversation: From Research to Reality”

Montgomery Planning Board Speaker Series

The Montgomery County Planning Board is co-sponsoring a three-part Speaker Series, “Housing Conversation: From Research to Reality,” to be held in July, September, and October 2024 in partnership with the National Center for Smart Growth at the University of Maryland, College Park. The conversations with national and local experts and thought leaders will focus on the latest innovations, trends, and what’s working to increase housing options and affordability in neighborhoods across the country. 

All sessions are open to the public and will be held in the M-NCPPC Wheaton Headquarters Second Floor Auditorium from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. They will also be livestreamed on the Planning Board website and made available on-demand. The sessions will include a presentation and discussion as well as a time for questions and answers.

October 17

Practitioner’s Panel: Implementation Successes and Areas of Focus 

Join the Planning Board to hear from developers and industry experts that have leveraged relaxed zoning and other creative tools to develop attainable housing. Discover what worked, where were the challenges, and what Montgomery County can do to actualize attainable housing.

Bob Young, Principal, Young Group
Rosie Hepner, Vice President, ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing
Representative from Opticos Design, Inc