Bob Massaro, Co-founder and CEO, Thriving Communities
James Schaffer, Partner, Schaffer&Combs
Peter Slaugh, Founder and Managing Director, OpenPath Investments
Kristine Leja, Senior Director of Development & Communications, Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco
James Lee, Partner, Schaffer&Combs – Moderator
Innovation in affordable residential real estate is creating huge social, environmental and economic impact. Forward-thinking real estate developers are transforming “boxed living” complexes into vibrant, resilient communities without sacrificing investor returns. Society’s definition of “green construction” in residential housing may be making a quantum leap over the next 18 months, and Bay Area developers are leading the way, as nonprofit housing programs become a primary driver of workforce development and social equity in major metro areas.