Thinking Outside the "Tiny" Box: Alternative Housing Solutions for Vulnerable Peoples
Affordable housing is a challenge everywhere and San Antonio could benefit from looking beyond the traditional housing options to include alternative housing in addressing senior, disabled, or homelessness. Tiny Homes have taken the country by storm and this session will include discussions how they are built, zoning and code, and how a community of tiny homes is a solution for one Austin community.
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Moderator: Stephen Colley, Architect
Alan Graham, Founder and CEO Mobile Loaves & Fishes
William Stiteler, Vice Principal Construction Careers Academy
Michael Shannon, PE, CBO, Interim Director Development Services Department City of San Antonio
Zach Giffin, Tiny House Nation, HGTV
Round table discussions:
- Potential applications for housing options
Resilient Neighborhoods: Building a Stronger Community
Is your neighborhood resilient? This session bring together individuals that help build Neighborhood Resilience through community planning, local data, emergency preparedness, and by strengthening the bond between people, places and institutions.
Time: 1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Moderator: Douglas Melnick, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of San Antonio
Panelists: Laura McKieran, Director of the Unincorporated, CI: Now Confederation
Steven Sano, Chief for Community Partnerships, American Red Cross National Headquarters
James Mendoza, CEM Assistant Emergency Manager, Office of Emergency Management
- SA Tomorrow
- Building between people, places and institutions