Affordable Housing Building Decarbonization Summit (Session 2 of 5)

Host: California Housing Partnership

This summit consists of five two-hour convenings each focused on a specific building decarbonization topic. 

Session 2 – 10/19: Workforce and Contractors

Session 2 will focus on pre-COVID, current, and general conditions of workforce availability and recruitment. Topics of discussion: staff capacity to manage all-electric building systems, including availability, recruitment, training, retention, and cost considerations; contractor and engineer availability and willingness to do work to further decarbonize new and existing buildings.

Summit Overview

This summit is a forum for Nonprofit Affordable Housing Teams to discuss and recommend equitable decarbonize strategies for new and existing affordable housing properties. Amidst the perfect storm of a pandemic within a pre-existing housing emergency within a growing climate crisis, what factors should the state consider in addressing these overlapping priorities?