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Home Matters: the impact of an affordable place to live
Deborah Campbell, Community Housing Capital
Half of all Americans sacrifice health, education, safety or financial security to pay for housing. What are the benefits and positive impacts of investing in affordable housing for bank and non-bank investors? Learn: why these investments are more critical for society than ever; their low risk and reasonable return characteristics; how new entrepreneurial models are helping to address the crisis; how impact is being measured and reported, and; how impact investors can find reliable partners with whom to invest.
Good Capital Projects; Impact Investing; Neighborhood Economics; Economic Development; Financial Inclusion
Merilyn Rovira - Community Development Trust, SVP, Capital and Strategic Initiatives Sahra Halpern - Charles Schwab Bank, Managing Director, Lending & Compliance | Community Development Group Ommeed Sathe - Prudential, Head of Social Investments Deborah Campbell - Community Housing Capital, VP Capital Initiatives
A Financial System that Creates Economic Opportunities: https://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press- The Impacts of Affordable Housing on Health: A Research Summary: /Documents/A%20Financial%20System.pdfhttp://www2.nhc.org/HSGandHealthLitRev_2015_final.pdf Where We Live Matters for Our Health:http://www.commissiononhealth.org/PDF/e6244e9e-f630-4285-9ad7-16016dd7e493/Issue%20Brief%202%20Sept%2008%20-An Annual Look at the Housing Affordability Challenges of America’s Working Households: 20Housing%20and%20Health.pdfhttp://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/19cfbe_5eb6819b54454941ac58ce5b6aa38b9d.pdf
- June 14, 2017
Final day to submit an idea.
- June 15 - 29, 2017
Commenting and voting period. All sessions open for voting.
- June 30 - July 13, 2017
Judging panel and final selection by SOCAP17 Content Team.
- July 14, 2017
Winning sessions announced to session organizers.
A lucky person will receive 2 free tickets to SOCAP17 and other impact-themed prizes!ENTER TO WIN