A New Home
An Economic Forum for Affordable Housing in Pomona
Presented by The Pomona Leadership Network in Partnership with Pomona Community Foundation and the City of Pomona
In the midst of a global pandemic, the City of Pomona has remained resilient . But we also saw concerns that have burdened our community for many years. One such concern is the shortage of affordable housing accessible to the Pomona residents who need it most.
A New Way Home
The Pomona Leadership Network hosted a virtual economic forum on Friday, October 1, 2021, and Saturday, October 2, 2021. Members of the Pomona community were invited to participate in a community conversation about what it means to have access to affordable housing. The forum included presentations by the City of Pomona's Department of Neighborhood Services and the Department of Development Services.
Kick-off of A New Way Home
The virtual event featured a welcome by Mayor Tim Sandoval, as well as a roundtable discussion moderated by Pomona City Councilmember Nora Garcia that elevated stories about what housing means to the Pomona community.
First-time Homebuyer and Housing Improvement Programs Workshop
Presented by Maria Siacunco (Housing Grants Supervisor) and Benita DeFrank (Neighborhood Services Director) from the City of Pomona's Department of Neighborhood Services on Saturday
Rental Assistance Programs
Presented by George Montano (Housing Authority Manager) and Benita DeFrank (Neighborhood Services Director) from the City of Pomona's Department of Neighborhood Services on Saturday.
All About Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)
The presentation "All about Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU): What is an ADU, what are the benefits of an ADU, and how do you build one?" Presented by Vinny Tam and Carlos Molina from the City of Pomona's Department of Development Services.
Draft Housing Element Presentation
A presentation of the City of Pomona's draft Housing Element by ProHousing Pomona. Presented by Anita Gutierrez and Ata Khan from the City of Pomona's Department of Development Services.