Post Disaster Housing Seminar: Housing Innovations and Lessons Learned

November 29th
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Community First Foundation, Arvada, CO
Presented by: North Central Region Recovery Committee

NCR Recovery Committee is pleased to announce that registration is OPEN for the NCR Post-Disaster Housing Seminar. Please note the targeted audience for this seminar. We are thrilled to have subject matter experts from the Sonoma County Office of Recovery and Resiliency, Homes for Sonoma, United Policyholders and Our Front Porch. Please share this opportunity with your local housing partners.


Disaster recovery managers, emergency managers (that have long-term recovery responsibilities), mental health professionals, housing authorities, local organizations supporting housing, insurance companies

Goals and Intended Outcomes

  • Education about the reality of post-disaster recovery housing
  • Discussion of recent experiences and innovations in the field; a focus on how, as a professional community, we can think outside the box
  • End with a panel of Sonoma County EM, OFP, Homes for Sonoma, United Policyholders led by NCR Recovery Committee member
  • Initiate a “Call to Action” to identify gap areas and planning priorities related to post-disaster housing


  • Sonoma County Office of Recovery & Resiliency
  • Our Front Porch
  • Homes for Sonoma
  • United Policy Holders

Snapshot Schedule of Events

  • 8:30 to 9:00 - Registration
  • 9:00 to 9:15 - Opening Remarks
  • 9:15 to 10:00 – Understanding Long Term Disaster Recovery Housing - Our Front Porch 
  • 10:00 to 11:00 – Recovery and Housing, One Year after the Sonoma Fires - Sonoma County of Recovery and Resiliency
  • 11:00 - 11:15 – Break 
  • 11:15 -12:00 – Homes for Sonoma
  • 12:00 to 1:00 – Lunch
  • 1:00 to 1:45 – Insurance and Preparedness - United Policyholders
  • 1:45 to 2:00 – Break
  • 2:00 to 3:00 – Panel Discussion 
  • 3:00 to 3:15 – Closing
  • 3:30 - 5:00 – Informal Networking Meetup (Steuben’s Arvada)


Registration will close on Nov. 14th. You will receive an email by Nov. 16th with confirmation of your admission and more details about the seminar.


If you have any questions, please reach out to myself or Enessa Janes





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