Regional Housing Forum Taking Place in Midwest City

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Affordable Housing Toolkit to be presented at Regional Housing Forum

MIDWEST CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Coalition for Affordable Housing, in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City – OKC Branch and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation will host a Regional Housing Forum in Midwest City on Tuesday, September 26 at the Reed Conference Center. The free event will be held from 10:00 am through 3:30 pm.

The 2017 Regional Housing Forum will present an Affordable Housing Toolkit for community leaders.  Speakers will discuss Assessing Your Community’s Housing, Community Asset Mapping, and Financial Tools for Affordable Housing Development.  Special guest Michelle Tinnin, Housing and Urban Development will present a general overview of Tribal Housing Resources, service area, best practices and recent developments.

The curriculum is designed to benefit a wide range of parties including community leaders, bankers, city planners and managers, developers, nonprofits, attorneys and Realtors®.  Five hours of continuing education is available for Realtors® and social workers.

There is no cost to attend, however, space is limited and registration is required by September 21, 2017.  More information, including links to register, is available at www.affordablehousingcoalition.org.

Established in 2015, the Oklahoma Coalition for Affordable Housing seeks to ensure that all residents of Oklahoma have the opportunity to live in safe, healthy and affordable homes. With the goal of increasing the supply of affordable housing, the Coalition continuously connects communities with housing resources and services providers through its education programming and advocacy efforts.

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