Arlington Affordable Housing Education Week in Sept

Save the date for Arlington Affordable Housing Education Week this September 15 -21, 2012.

Supported by a number of community organizations including:

As part of this effort, two events will be held to examine the role that housing options play in creating successful, sustainable communities. They are:

Housing: A Critical Element to Economic Growth

  • Tuesday, September 18th
  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
  • Artisphere, 1001 Wilson Blvd, Arlington VA

Featured speakers include:

  • Dr. Lisa Sturtevant, Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University
  • Chris Zimmerman, Arlington County Board member
  • Local employers
  • light continental breakfast will be served

This event is co-sponsored by the Rosslyn Business Improvement District
Design Matters: Visions for Affordable Housing 

How can innovation in design encourage a level of density that will produce affordable housing to sustain a diverse community?

  • Thursday, September 20, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Dorchester Towers Rooftop, 2001 Columbia Pike Arlington VA

Featured speaker:

  • Michael Foster, FAIA, Arlington architect and urban planner
  • Continuing Education Units will be offered
  • light refreshments offered

This event is co-sponsored by  the American Institute of Architects Northern Virginia Chapter and the Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization

Both events are free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Please RSVP to

The Northern Virginia Affordable Housing Alliance is a broad based regional organization dedicated to the creation of successful communities through affordable housing education and advocacy.


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