2017 Minnesota Indian Housing Conference

Native Housing more than Sticks and Bricks

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Value of Attendance

The 2017 Minnesota Indian Housing Conference will bring together tribal leaders, tribal housing board members, tribal professionals from housing, social services and health along with federal, state and local government housing professionals and practitioners. Additional attendees are expected from both for-profit and non-profit financial industries. Together they will discuss homeownership, affordable rental housing, tax credit financed development post compliance, various types of supportive and homeless housing, tenant relations, Board of Directors' roles regarding financial responsibilities and housing issues and compliance.

Attendees will have the opportunity to network with funders and practitioners from the broad field of housing development, as well as hear from folks who have been extremely successful in creating new housing units as well as preserving their existing stock. There will be speakers from both federal and state housing offices, sharing information on current and future trends in housing finance. Sessions on supportive and homeless housing, tax credit financed housing, and sustainability in affordable housing. Attendees will have the opportunities to visit with funders, tribal staff and others to learn about unique funding opportunities tribes can and do utilize to meet their housing demands.

Resource Fair exhibits will be open 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Individuals will be available during fair hours for one-on-one consultations. A limited number of booth spaces are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The cost will be $100 (for-profit) and $75 (non-profit). For additional information, contact Linda McGraw-Adams at 218-679-1285 or via email at linda.adam@redlakenation.org. Deadline for Resource Fair table registration is August 27, 2017.