Northeast Pennsylvania Housing Symposium

NEPA Housing Task Force will be hosting a Housing Symposium Thursday, May 20, 2010 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm at the Scranton Radisson Hotel, 700 Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503.  The event’s keynote speaker Dr. David Crowe, Chief Economist at the National Association of Home Builders, followed by a presentation from Elizabeth Hersh, Executive Director Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania.

As chief economist, Crowe is responsible for the NAHB’s forecasts of housing and economic trends, survey research and analysis of the home building industry and consumer preferences as well as microeconomic analysis of government policies that affect housing.

Elizabeth Hersh, Executive Director, Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania will discuss the foreclosure crisis, finding homes working families can afford to rent or buy, and a discussion on how large a role the state should play in providing incentives for construction or rehabilitation of properties.

The Housing Symposium will take place following the Institute for Public Policy’s Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties Indicators Forum, which will occur at the Scranton Radisson from 8:30 am—noon on the same day.

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