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Northeast Pennsylvania Housing Symposium

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

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.

For more information, click here to view the pdf.

Spanish version of housing websites is available

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Please check out the Spanish version of the housing websites.

http://www.luzernehousing.org/espanol/index.html

http://www.lackawannahousing.org/espanol/index.html

This user friendly resource is a great tool for those in our region who are Spanish speakers.

Mortgage calculator

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Where can I find a mortgage calculator?

www.freddiemac.com/corporate/buyown/english/calcs_tools/

Luzerne County

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Where can I find information about Luzerne County?

http://www.luzernehousing.org/county.html

Lackawanna County School Districts

Friday, February 13th, 2009

I am looking to move to Lackawanna County.  Where can I find information about school districts?

http://www.lackawannahousing.org/school.html

Luzerne County Housing Partnership

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

The Luzerne County Housing Partnership’s mission is to be an influential catalyst for the revitalization of the Luzerne County Housing Market and to establish an event to aid in creating a fair and predictable building environment for the builder, residents and neighborhoods of Luzerne County. The Partnership is comprised of local, public and private agencies; financial and educational institutions; private corporations and County agencies.

Housing Coalition of Lackawanna County

Monday, December 8th, 2008

The Housing Coalition of Lackawanna County strives to be a significant catalyst for decent, safe, affordable housing. The Coalition members seek to provide housing opportunities and empowerment towards self- sufficiency for all persons in Lackawanna County. This is accomplished through the sharing of information, coordination of resources among non-profit, public and private entities and the identification of and response to unmet needs and advocacy at all levels.