6th Annual Santa Barbara Housing Conference Goes Virtual
The 6th Annual Santa Barbara Housing Conference has been rescheduled for Friday, October 2, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and will be a virtual conference on Zoom. The original in-person conference date was Friday, May 1, 2020.
This decision was made by the Coastal Housing Coalition (CHC) Board of Directors in response to California public health officials’ recent directive to minimize the spread and mitigate the effects of COVID19.
“The CHC board and Housing Conference committee continues to work hard on this year’s conference, which will continue with the same great programming and speakers but in a vibrant virtual format. ” said Board President Olivia Marr. Conference co-chairs are attorney Christopher Guillen and Craig Minus, CHC Executive Director.
Santa Barbara County’s only housing conference, presented by the nonprofit organization Coastal Housing Coalition, will feature keynote speaker Daniel Walters, an expert on California politics and a featured columnist at calmatters.org as well as many California newspapers. In addition to educational workshops, there will be a presentation by Gimme Shelter podcast hosts Liam Dillon from the L.A. Times and Matt Levin of calmatters.org.
Housing Conference Co-Chair Christopher Guillen said, "The greater Santa Barbara community recognizes the importance of housing for the workforce and has continually supported our annual Housing Conference year after year. We thank the many businesses who have already committed their sponsorship to this event, as well as our registered attendees."
Sponsorship opportunities are still available, and all existing sponsorships will automatically remain in place for the for the Friday, October 2, 2020 conference.
The Coastal Housing Coalition is a nonprofit organization founded in 2005 that is dedicated to finding solutions to the South Coast’s housing crisis and reversing the adverse impacts of the lack of workforce housing is having on our economy, environment, and civic life.
For more information on the Coastal Housing Coalition or the 6th Annual Santa Barbara Housing Conference visit www.coastalhousingcoalition.org, , email CHC Executive Director Craig Minus at [email protected] or phone (805) 570-1250