John Sciaccotta Moderating the "New Paths to Affordability" Panel at the "New Dimensions in Affordable Housing" Virtual Meeting


Aronberg Goldgehn member John Sciaccotta will moderate the “New Paths to Affordability” panel at the “New Dimensions in Affordable Housing” virtual meeting presented by the Chicago Bar Association’s Local Government Committee.

The “New Paths to Affordability” panel will be presented from 5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2020.

Panel Description

As the lack of affordable housing continues to challenge our city, region and state, policy makers are looking to creative new approaches to provide the much-needed housing. Speakers will discuss the erosion of single-family zoning districts in some areas; allowing addition of Accessory Dwelling Units on the same lot as single-family homes; the conversion of single-family homes into multiple units (garages, multiple families); proposals to prevent de-conversions in the city of Chicago; land use trends in Minnesota, Oregon and California, as well as modular homes, tiny homes and mini housing.

MCLE Credit

The program is approved to offer 1.25 IL MCLE credit.


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Program Cost

  • CLE-Advantage Member: $0
  • CBA Member: $25
  • Non-member: $50

New Dimensions in Affordable Housing Meeting Agenda

This virtual meeting will take place via webcast on June 3, June 10 and June 17, 2020, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on each day. The agenda is as follows:

June 3

  • Housing Initiatives of the City of Chicago
  • New Paths to Affordability

June 10

  • Affordable Housing in the City of Chicago
  • Innovative Mixed-Use Projects and How the Deals Get Done

June 17

  • Overview of Affordable Housing

About John Sciaccotta

John has nearly 35 years of trial and litigation experience advocating for clients in complex civil litigation, arbitration, mediation and business counseling matters, with a special emphasis on complex civil trial and appellate cases brought in federal and state courts and tribunals throughout the United States. John represents publicly and privately held domestic and foreign business entities, lenders, employers, municipalities, government bodies and individuals in transactional matters and disputes. He is a Co-Founder and Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Business Divorce and Complex Ownership Disputes Committee.

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