RDA Civic Forum 2020: "A House of One's Own, A State of Houston Housing"
November 11, 2020
Rice Design Alliance's Civic Forum 2020, held virtually on November 11, took place through an online roundtable discussion format and addressed the urgent need for quality affordable housing in our city.
The forum included Mary Lawler, Executive Director, Avenue CDC; Tom McCasland, Director, Housing and Community Development Department, City of Houston; Lori Pampilo Harris, Housing Policy Consultant; Assata Richards, Founding Director, Sankofa Research Institute; Adjunct Professor, University of Houston Sociology Department; David Robinson, FAIA, At-Large Position 2, Council Member, City of Houston; and Rice Architecture Associate Professor Jesús Vassallo. The Civic Forum Q&A was run by Jack Murphy, Editor, RDA, with opening respondent questions from Kyle Shelton, Deputy Director, Kinder Institute for Urban Research.