Video – A Smart Growth Approach to Affordable Housing

(52 min.) Jennifer L. Hurley

* Click here to see the results of the audience survey

Part I: “Thinking About Affordability” (23 min.)*
– What makes a place affordable?
– Why is housing expensive?

Part II: “Tools for Helping with Affordability” (25 min.)
– Preserve what you have
– Lower cost of production
– Increase variety
– Shield units from market pressure
– Provide subsidies
– Lower transportation costs

Part III: Closing Thoughts (4 min.)

A PS21 program, with support from our sponsors:
Event:
City of Portsmouth, Portsmouth Housing Authority, Martha Fuller Clark and PS21 supporters
Season: Chinburg Properties, Piscataqua Savings Bank, Seacoast Rotary and Coruway Film Institute
Partners: 3S Artspace, The Hotel Portsmouth, Seacoast Media Group and The Sound

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