National Building Museum

Talk: Supportive Housing Solutions

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Members must be signed in to access discounts. For instructions click here.

On-site registration begins at 5:30 pm. 

Discover how innovative housing options can address the needs of vulnerable populations. Rosanne Haggerty, president, Community Solutions; Debbie Burkart, national vice president, supportive housing, National Equity Fund, Inc., and Jennifer Schneider, associate director of Housing Development at SOME (So Others Might Eat) consider barriers to affordability for supportive housing as well as the creative solutions, especially for chronically homeless populations, including veterans. 

This program complements the exhibition Making Room: Housing for a Changing America, which will be open before the program

1.5 LU HSW (AIA) / 1.5 CM (AICP) 1.5 PDH (LA CES) 

$12 Members | $10 Students | $20 Non-members. Pre-registration required. Walk-in registration based on availability.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Registration is for event planning purposes only and does not guarantee a seat. Online registration for Museum programs closes at midnight the day before the scheduled program.

The Museum's award-winning Shop and Firehook Café are open for one hour prior to the start of the program. Shop and Café hours are subject to change.

Making Room is supported by:

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The exhibition is also generously supported by American Society of Interior Designers FoundationAJ MadisonElectroluxElica, and MieleCeramics of ItalyDitto ResidentialNixon Peabody LLP; Arris ApartmentsCasaplexErnest Rust – European KitchensLISC; and Protek.

Image credits: 
Spearheaded by Community Solutions, the Ker Conway Residence in Washington, D.C., includes 60 studios set aside for veterans. Designed by Sorg and Associates, the building is oriented to take full advantage of views and maximize natural light throughout. Courtesy DLR Group.  

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