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Presentations from past years Housing Summits.

State of the Mayor's HOUSING Task Force

  • Introduction: Sheryl Sculley - City Manager, City of San Antonio
  • Presentation: Ron Nirenberg - Mayor, City of San Antonio
  • Task Force Chair: Lourdes M. Castro Ramírez
  • Task Force Panel: Gene Dawson - Owner, Pape Dawson Engineering

Barriers to Housing

Homeless, Housing, and Social Determinants of Health
  • Scott D. Ackerson, LMSW - Principal, Health Management Associates (HMA)
Title Clearance, Wills and Power of Attorney
  • Moderator: Susan R. Sheeran
  • Roger Enriquez
  • Christopher W. Sanchez

Finance & Funding

Strengthening Housing Consumers
  • Moderator: Celina Peña - Chief Advancement Officer, Liftfund
  • Kimberly Arispe - Family Services Association
  • Frances A. Gonzalez - Asset Funders Network

Housing for All

How to Mitigate Displacement

Facilitator: Gina Amatangelo, Founder, Common Ground Strategy

Mayor's Housing Policy Task Force Recommendations
  • Scott D. Ackerson, LMSW - Principal, Health Management Associates (HMA)
Youth + Homelessness
  • Moderator: Jessica Weaver
  • Dr. Amy Dworsky
  • Gabriella McDonald
  • Erin Whelan
  • Judge Renee Yanta


How Do you map Opportunity?
  • Lily Casura - Consultant
  • Sara Eaves - Program Analyst, SAHA
  • Ginger Walker - Consultant

Transparent/Coordinated Housing

Housing as Social Determinant of Health
  • Carissa Dougherty, LCSW
  • Sarah Hogan
Housing Discrimination & Nimbyism
  • Mike Rust - Past President, San Antonio Apartment Association and General Operations Manager, Highland Commercial Properties


  • Housing for All: Poverty Simulation - Tanya Rollings, MSW



Presentations from the 2016 Housing Summit. Topics included:

  • Updating and informing the housing community about the current housing ecosystem; 
  • Engaging participants from different disciplines in positive conversations with varied viewpoints; 
  • Providing targeted information and seeking feedback on barriers to housing production, especially the production of affordable housing; 
  • Advising policy makers and housing providers about necessary local changes; and 
  • Promoting opportunities for specific action
Keynote Speakers
Funding and Finance


Open House

Meeting Documents

Presentations from the 2015 Housing Summit. Topics included:

  • workforce housing
  • urban revitalization through creation of stable mixed-income communities
  • the need for affordable housing
Morning Panel
Leveraging and Enhancing Existing Public Resources
Financial Literacy and Legislative Agenda