HOUSING 101

Needs, Development, and Process

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE

Learn to become a more effective community leader — anyone can get elected, but not many understand the nuts and bolts of public policy. After this courses, you’ll be ready to tackle complex financial and intergovernmental questions related to housing, better understand the terminology, and discuss housing public policy issues intelligently at public hearings. 

Participants earn university-level continuing education credits for their time and effort.

ABOUT THE COURSE

This is an ONLINE course through Point Loma Nazarene University.

  • Four-week online structure allows you to plan assignments and learning around your own schedule.

  • Gain fundamental tools to:

    • Identify the key players and their roles in affordable housing development

    • Understand the need for providing affordable housing

    • Understand introductory concepts to housing financing

    • Identify opportunities and questions to explore improvement and efficiency

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ABOUT THE TEACHER

Haney Hong is President and CEO of the San Diego County Taxpayers Association. Additionally, he is a Navy Reserve Lieutenant Commander in command of a submarine maintenance unit in Point Loma, and he is also an adjunct Lecturer in Management at the University of San Diego School of Business and an adjunct professor at the United States Naval War College. Haney is focused on robust citizenship engagement and firmly believes that such engagement is the first line of defense against internal and external threats to a healthy democratic society.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE

Courses are for current or aspiring Californian elected officials, candidates, elected official staffers, community board members, and commissioners throughout the state.

Anyone interested in a high-level understanding of these issues would benefit from these courses. 

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