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Affordable Housing Development COVID-19

Jun. 11, 2020

Even prior to COVID-19, the lack of Affordable Housing was an entrenched problem that is now being exacerbated by the unprecedented levels of unemployment and loss of income being experienced.  Faced with this challenge, cities like NYC have been continuing affordable housing development as essential construction.

McLaren’s Senior Associate, Structural Engineer, and Pratt Professor, Jesse Chrismer, PE and his fellow panelists, Desiree Andrepont, Christopher Cirillo (he/him/his), Jerrod Delaine, Nicole Ferreira, recently came together to discuss the issues in “Affordable Housing’s Response to the Pandemic.”

Gain insights into the difficulties and the current economy, hear how affordable housing development incentives work, understand coliving solutions, and learn what experts in the industry are saying.

This AIA-accredited course was made free by the partnership of Pratt Institute School of Architecture and AIA Brooklyn in an effort to service and benefit the AEC industry during COVID-19.