You are invited to attend the 2018 ACHANGE Summer Convening: The State of Affordable Housing in Arkansas.
This half-day session will address the affordable housing landscape in Arkansas: markets, affordability, and policy. The lack of sufficient, adequate housing for the Arkansas workforce at a cost they can afford is becoming a real problem for economic development, especially in rural areas of the state.
When: Friday, June 22, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: UA Little Rock Donaghey Student Center, Ledbetter Room
Registration is required. Deadline for registration is Monday, June 18.
Lunch is provided and the meeting is free of charge.
Scheduled speakers include:
- Victoria Bourret, Housing Advocacy Organizer with NLIHC
- Dr. Michael Pakko, Chief Economist and State Economic Forecaster of the Arkansas
Economic Development Institute
- Doug Ryan, Senior Director of Affordable Homeownership at Prosperity Now