Key Takeaways from Housing Opportunity 2014

Breakfast of Housing Champions roundtable breakfast at the Housing Opportunity 2014.

Increasingly, health and wellness resonates with both residents and communities. Housing leaders discussed this topic and shared best practices during “Breakfast of Housing Champions,” a featured event of the Terwilliger Center’s Housing Opportunity 2014: Healthy Housing, Healthy Places conference in Denver last month….
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ULI Research Roundup: The Economic Value of Pedestrian Infrastructure and Amenities

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More and more communities are making investments in pedestrian infrastructure and amenities. What is the economic payback of these investments, and what do the data show about the financial or tax returns from programs and policies that prioritize investments in the pedestrian realm?…
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Exchange Visit Explores Seattle’s Healthy Places

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With funding assistance from a 2014 Urban Innovation Grant, ULI San Francisco and ULI Northwest collaborated on two exchange visits. For the visit to Seattle, ULI Northwest played host to members from San Francisco, organizing a three day tour of projects and places, and visits with people, each contributing something unique to the conversation about what it will take to build healthier communities….
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ULI Convenes Building Healthy Places Workshop

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In May 2014, ULI convened a small group of real estate and public health leaders for a workshop focused on developing content for ULI’s next Building Healthy Places publication. The invitation-only workshop provided an opportunity for developers and other leaders working at the intersection of health and real estate to shape the upcoming report….
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Resources Available – Housing Opportunity 2014: Healthy Housing, Healthy Places

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ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing hosted colleagues from across the country to explore the critical intersection between housing and health on May 14-16, 2014 in Denver, CO. Attendees learned about changing demographics, intergenerational communities, aging in place, and how incorporating health can help meet the bottom line….
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