What Is Affordable?  A Conversation About Housing

What Is Affordable?  A Conversation About Housing

Join the City of South Burlington Affordable Housing Committee On Wednesday, May 3rd from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM for discussion inspired by the book Fixer Upper: How to Repair America's Broken Housing System, by Jenny Schuetz. 

Committee member Vince Bolduc and Fair Housing advocate Jessica Hyman will facilitate a conversation about ways to increase stable, decent-quality, affordable housing.

Want to join the conversation but haven't read the book? Try one of these resources: 

Book launch discussion video (YouTube)

Author's online lecture (Harvard University)

Podcast interview with Ezra Klein (New York Times)

South Burlington residents and others are welcome to participate in the discussion.

Multiple copies of the book are available to borrow from the library’s circulation desk, with several copies generously provided by the City of Burlington’s Community and Economic Development Office (CEDO). Want to join the conversation but haven't read the book? Visit https://southburlingtonlibrary.org/1585/what-is-affordable-a-conversation-about-housing for links to summary videos and author interviews.

This discussion will take place in the Community Room on the second floor of the library, or you can join the conversation via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85052149690?pwd=Vnd3dkw4d1lBckdEZHJjdWdPR3UxQT09.

The South Burlington Public Library is ADA accessible; patrons are asked to call in advance if special services are required. You are welcome to wear a mask at library programs.

What Is Affordable