2nd Annual Housing to Protect Cape Cod Summit
Thursday, October 26, 2023 | 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Cape Codder Resort, Hyannis, MA
(breakfast & lunch provided)
Get progress updates and resources to advocate for housing in your community.
- Hear from advocates and towns that are tackling the housing crisis
- See the latest data on short-term rentals in a new study by the Concord Group
- Learn messages that resonate with consumers based on findings from a new poll
- Pick up your toolkit to advocate for pro-housing policy and zoning changes in your town
What to Expect at the Summit
Summit attendees will hear from state, regional and town leaders about the progress made over the past year to address the housing crisis. Attendees will walk away with actionable tools and resources to advocate for housing in your community.
Tim Cornwell, principal of the Concord Group, returns to share a new study on the impact of the short-term rental market on Cape Cod. And hear from local towns who are addressing this issue through policy and legislation.
State, Regional and Local Perspectives
State Senator Julian Cyr will provide an update on how the Cape & Islands legislative delegation is working together to prioritize funding for housing at the state level.
Climate Change and Housing
Rob Brennan, counsel with the law firm Smolak & Vaughn, will share why focusing on housing and climate-related issues together will bring a winning combination for future housing development to Cape Cod.
Ryan Castle, CEO Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS®, will discuss a recent poll-based consumer messaging survey conducted by CCIAOR to better understand our communities concerns and priorities as it relates to housing issues.
Solutions: Advocacy Toolkits
We’ll unveil new toolkits to empower you to advocate for policy and zoning changes in your town that create more year-round housing.