Upper Minnesota Valley Housing & Community Dialogue

You're Invited!
Upper Minnesota Valley Housing & Community Dialogue
Thursday, April 2 from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Appleton Civic Center

323 West Schlieman Avenue, Appleton, MN 56208

Join USDA Rural Development, Greater Minnesota Housing Fund and Minnesota Housing along with local and statewide stakeholders for a day of sharing and learning. This Housing & Community Dialogue is designed to engage a broad network of stakeholders for tactical discussions about specific affordable housing needs in communities in Yellow Medicine, Chippewa, Big Stone, Lac Qui Parle, and Swift Counties. 
The event is free and open to the public. Please pass this along to anyone who may be interested! 
10:00 a.m. - Welcome/Demographics and Data
11:00 a.m. - Local Perspectives Panel
12:00 p.m. - Agency Overviews featuring Barb Sporlein (Minnesota Housing), Warren Hanson (Greater Minnesota Housing Fund) and Colleen Landkamer (USDA Rural Development)
12:30 p.m. - Lunch
1:30 p.m. - Afternoon Working Sessions. Choose from the following:
  • Strengthening communities through single family and multifamily housing rehabilitation
  • Communities in Transition: Meeting diverse single family and multifamily housing needs 
2:30 p.m. - Recap and reporting