2016 Governor's Conference on Affordable Housing Coming Up

State Representative Barbara Wheeler (R-Crystal Lake) is sending a notice to residents about the upcoming 2016 Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing. The event will take place on March 29th and 30th at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago and feature a wide array of topics and panelist on how affordable housing is implemented and its impact in Illinois.

“Affording housing is a topic that draws a lot of different impressions from people, but most don’t realize how important it’s become for many Illinois seniors,” said Wheeler. “The Governor’s Conference is a great opportunity to learn about affordable housings impact.”

The conference will feature several sessions on topics ranging from the common perception of affordable housing, the impact on seniors and hospitals, and how lenders and investors can get involved, among others. The keynote speakers include Peter Sagal of NPR and Rev. Jeffrey Brown of the Boston Ten Point Coalition, which played a major role in the “Boston Miracle” that saw Boston’s violent crime rate drop by 79% in the 1990s.

WHAT: 
Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing 

WHEN: 
March 29-30, 2016 (see flyer for details) 

WHERE: 
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Gold Level, East Tower
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

To learn more about this conference, click here.