Louisville and Lexington City Planners Hosting New Housing Conference

Posted on 01/26/22 by Scott Wegenast

Louisville and Lexington City Planners Hosting Conference on New Housing Option: Accessory Dwelling Units

Two-day virtual conference featuring national experts and local leaders to help citizens and industry professionals alike to understand accessory dwelling units in detail.

LOUISVILLE, Ky.– Louisville and Lexington planning division staff are teaming up to deliver a free, two-day virtual conference next week. The conference offers national expertise on this emerging housing type is defined as a secondary independent unit on a single-family lot.
Download Full Conference Agenda (PDF) : 2022 Virtual ADU Conference Full Schedule

Who:               Open to Public, Builders, Lenders, Appraisers, and Real Estate professionals.
Elected officials join the discussion on necessary partnerships, advocacy efforts, and political approach involved in the process. Panelists: Louisville CM Nicole George, District 21 and Lexington CM Hannah LeGris, District 3

Keynote address by Daniel Parolek, Founding Principal, Opticos Design Inc. (Feb. 2). A renowned urban designer, architect, and author of Missing Middle Housing to explain how Accessory Dwelling Units complement the transformative “missing middle housing” concept.

What:             Two-Day Virtual ADU Conference - Sessions from 8:30a-12:00p each day. Presentations from leading experts on: Local land use regulations; Urban design; Architectural design and construction; Financing; Appraisal; Real estate

Where:           Registration and details (free): ImagineLexington.com/ADU-Conference

When:             February 1-2, 2022     8:30 a.m. - Noon EST

Why:               ADUs are expanding affordable housing choices and increasing the supply of housing in general within existing neighborhoods. AARP is supporting homeowners and local municipalities to promote access to affordable new housing options meeting the needs of young professionals, those aging-in-place, and everyone in between.

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