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Innovations in Rural Housing

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Date:  Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015
2-3:15 p.m. (CT) | 3-4:15 p.m. (ET)

Kathy Moore Cowan

This Exploring Innovation in Community Development webinar from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will highlight several innovative partnerships and programs working to improve rural housing opportunities in some of the country's poorest and most difficult-to-serve regions. Speakers will discuss an energy-efficient manufactured housing initiative; a unique program combining capital preservation of multifamily housing with health services for seniors to promote aging in place; a home repair program that dramatically reduces utility costs for residents in Appalachia; and a Promise Zone that is combining housing and infrastructure funding in new ways to support much needed housing development on tribal lands. Speakers include:

  • David Lipsetz, Chief of Staff, Rural Housing Service (RHS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Nick Tilsen, Executive Director, Thunder Valley Community Development Corp.
  • Chris Doll, Assistant Executive Director, Housing Development Alliance, Inc.
  • Ted Brady, State Director, Vermont and New Hampshire, Rural Development, USDA
  • Cindy Reid, Director of Development, Cathedral Square

There is no charge for this event, but registration is required.