Housing Seniors and Veterans in Rural America: Preservation, Development and Services

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Housing Seniors and Veterans in Rural America: Preservation, Development and Services

Event Dates: August 28 - 29, 2013
Location: Council Bluffs, IA

Agenda and Materials:
All of the presentations from this event can be viewed on Slideshare by searching for the event code, HACCB13

Day One: August 28

1:00 – 2:00 pm    Welcome

Moises Loza, Housing Assistance Council
Shannon Strickler, LeadingAge Iowa

Opening Address
U.S. Representative Tom Latham (R-Iowa )

2:00 – 2:45 pm    Housing Vulnerable Populations

  • Demographics of Seniors and Veterans in Rural Areas              
    Keith Wiley, Housing Assistance Council - Presentation

3:00 –4:45 pm     Resources and Outlook for Senior and Veteran Housing Programs

Moderator, Nicole Opfer, Housing Assistance Council                                                             

-        Shannon Chase, Housing Program Director, USDA Rural Development
-        Steve Eggleston, Iowa Field Office Director, HUD and Earl Redrick, Nebraska Field Office Director, HUD - Presentation
-        Stacy Snyder, Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines - Presentation

Day Two: August 29

 

9:00–11:20 Programs for Senior and Veteran Homeowners

  • Case Study: Using USDA Section 504 and Other Home Repair Programs - Overview

-        Rozann Downing, Community Action Network - Presentation

  • Services for Seniors at Home

-        Jane Erickson, Iowa Department of Aging - Presentation
-        Barbara Morrison, Connections Area Agency on Aging - Presentation

  • Case Study: Building a Community for Veterans

-        Retha Patton, Eastern Eight CDC - Presentation

11:20–12:00 PM  Serving Homeless Veterans

-        Baylee Crone, National Coalition for Homeless Veterans - Presentation 

1:00 – 2:20 pm    Multifamily Housing: Developing and Preserving Rental Housing in Rural Communities                           

  • Case Study: USDA Section 515 Rental Preservation
  • Mel Maeder, Maeder Enterprises - Presentation
  • Multifamily Resources: Tax Credits, HUD Section 202, and HOME
  • Jerry Floyd, Iowa Finance Authority - Presentation

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