Are you getting push-back when trying to advance a policy to increase the production of affordable housing in your community? Are you faced with opposition telling you there is enough affordable housing in the community, or that you shouldn’t require that affordable housing be built because it is too costly? Some housing strategies may require expensive studies to implement, but don’t be fooled. In this session you will get access to free tools from experts in market studies and the economics of housing that will put into your hands the ability to determine what the housing demand is in your jurisdiction and what it really costs a developer to produce affordable housing within a market rate development, using the Housing Calculator developed by Street Level Advisors. And as an added bonus, you’ll also learn about an effective Florida law that can help you to settle community opposition with a speedy Special Master process.