Jennifer Hurley, the facilitator of PS21’s affordable housing workshops Jan. 28 and Jan. 29, has over fifteen years of professional experience facilitating public involvement in planning and development issues.
She has been active in the new urban movement for over ten years, working on numerous charrettes for form-based zoning, regional planning, neighborhood and downtown revitalization, and traditional neighborhood development.
Hurley, who has a master’s degree in regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, wrote one of the first articles chronicling the implementation of New Urbanist zoning codes, was a regular speaker with the SmartCode Workshop, and has taught in the Bryn Mawr College Department of Growth and Structure of Cities.
She worked on affordable housing issues for the Philadelphia Planning Commission and co-authored the Smart Growth Affordable Housing Policy Module (2009).
Hurley is a past fellow of the Knight Program in Community Building at the University of MiamiSchool of Architecture, and is a National Charrette Institute Certified Charrette Planner.
She currently serves on the board of the Congress for the New Urbanism, the Transect Codes Council, and the Form Based Codes Institute Advisory Council.