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Housing Conference: Bringing Communities Together to Build Stronger Neighborhoods
|June 19, 2003|
To support the efforts of housing agencies, advocates and others working to address housing needs of communities throughout New York State.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York and conference co-sponsors
Fannie Mae, Local Initiatives Support Corporation, and the
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, are proud
to support the efforts of housing agencies, advocates and
others working to address housing needs of communities throughout
New York State. The goal of this conference is to expose attendees
to the latest information and analyses that support a holistic
understanding of the interrelated elements of housing and
community development. Attendees will also have the opportunity
to collectively strategize on ways to strengthen communities.
Panels of experts will examine a variety of concerns while
presenting research pertaining to the strengths and weaknesses
of different approaches to community development. The social
and economic costs and benefits of homeownership will also
be discussed. Issues of concern included in this area will
focus on stable homeownership and how community development
is advanced in cities across the country.