Looking at Affordable Housing: Informing Our Response to the Affordable Housing Debate
Andrew Winter, the Executive Director of Twin Pines Housing, will discuss types of affordable housing, approaches to developing living units, as well as other local community efforts in this arena. Twin Pines Housing is the leading provider of affordable housing in the Upper Valley. Currently housing more than 1,000 people, Twin Pines has 417 rental units and 45 perpetually affordable homeownership properties in its portfolio. Founded in 1990, they have properties in Enfield, Hanover and Lebanon, NH, and in Hartford, South Royalton, Woodstock and Norwich, VT. In addition to developing housing, Twin Pines Housing connects its residents to existing social services, and provides support where there are gaps. By coordinating case management, social services, food programs, financial coaching and other supports, Twin Pines works to ensure that their residents remain healthy and housed. Childcare will be provided.