Sustainable Communities

On July 15, 2011, Whitehouse.gov held an online discussion focused on sustainable communities. An archive of the video is provided below courtesy of Whitehouse.gov.  Shelley Poticha, Director for the Office of Sustainable Housing at HUD, Beth Osborne, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy at DOT, Tim Torma, Deputy Director of the Office of Sustainable Communities at the Environmental Protection Agency, and Derek Douglas, Special Assistant to the President on Urban Policy at the White House discuss improving access to affordable housing, increasing transportation options, lowering transportation costs, environmental protections, among other sustainability-related issues.