Housing Summit Hosted by Councilmember Chris Taylor

Date & Time

Wednesday, May. 24, 2023
9:30AM - 12:30PM (3h 0m)


Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
4100 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452

Event Details: 

The Housing Summit will offer the opportunity for residents who have a personal and professional interest in housing to learn from experts in the field during break-out sessions and panel discussions. Featured speakers and panelists are local developers Steve Lawson, chairman of the board of The Lawson Companies; Jessica Guglielmo, president and chief executive officer of the Virginia Beach Community Development Corporation, and Freddie Fletcher, senior development manager from The Franklin Johnston Group; Cavelle Mollineaux, Onyx Realty owner/broker; and Andrew Friedman, principal/owner of Progressive Housing Solutions LLC and former director of the Department of Housing and Neighborhood Preservation.

Topics to be covered include tools for affordable housing development, affordable housing facts vs. myths, ways local governments create affordable housing and perspectives from housing developers.

Speaker presentations and be found under "Event Documents."

Seating is limited. Registration closed on May 23 at 3 p.m.

* Three or more members of the City Council, three or more members of the Housing Advisory Board, and three or more members of the Planning Commission may attend the Housing Summit.

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