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Agenda

UNIVERSAL VOUCHERS: A Path Forward
Tuesday, July 13

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Opening Plenary Session, sponsored by Yardi
Featured Discussion: Housing Vouchers – Where We Are and Where We’re Going

12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m. – Break

12:15pm – 1:15pm – Breakout Discussions: Voucher Program Rules

  • Program Administration:  How can the voucher program administration be made better? This breakout session will discuss current program rules that create operational bottlenecks such as portability and program reporting.
  • Resident Success: How can a voucher lead to resident success? This breakout session will discuss the services that are critical to a resident successfully using a voucher and how those services, such as family self-sufficiency, security deposit support, and landlord incentives, can be strengthened and paid for.
  • Homeownership: How can a voucher help a resident build wealth through homeownership? This breakout session will discuss the current voucher homeownership program and how it can be strengthened through program updates to increase community partnerships.

1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Break

1:30pm – 2:30pm – Lunch & Learn Plenary Session 
Featured Discussions: Vouchers Leading to an Equitable Community and Landlord Outreach

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 pm. Break

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. – Breakout Discussions: How Location Affects the Voucher Program
The location that the voucher program is operating in can impact the success and failure of the program. These breakout sessions will discuss how the voucher jurisdiction’s population affects program operations and how to adjust for those effects.

  • Mostly Rural
  • Mostly Suburban
  • Mostly Urban

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Break

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Closing Plenary Session
Featured Discussion: Bringing it Together and the Path Forward

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Networking Reception, sponsored by Yardi