There are many factors contributing to the housing crisis. Developing effective solutions requires both a deeper understanding of these issues and robust cross-sector collaboration.
The Housing Policy Leadership Academy (HPLA) offers an 8-week intensive learning opportunity open to emerging and established community leaders who want to understand how to advance policy solutions to increase the supply and availability of affordable housing. Offered in a dynamic learning environment, the course brings together people from different backgrounds and disciplines to examine issues and solutions from multiple perspectives and apply their learning to current housing policy challenges.
The course is grounded in the HPLA 5Ps framework, which provides a foundation for examining the physical and social aspects of a healthy housing ecosystem.
The curriculum is divided into eight sessions designed to provide the critical information necessary to advance policy solutions:
HPLA offers an opportunity for emerging and established leaders to engage in shared learning about housing policy issues and trends and identify opportunities for cross-sector collaboration. Learning cohorts typically include:
HPLA also offers leadership opportunities for individuals with prior experience in one or more areas of housing policy. These individuals serve as small group facilitators, guiding peers during discussions and activities during class. Participants will receive one day of additional training in adult learning and facilitation on the following topics: