B2: Pennsylvania Rural Housing Challenges and Solutions
December 4, 20174:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Andy Saavedra; Elizabeth Bell; Amy Casciani; Matt Barczak
Rural community development corporations face unique challenges and have limited resources but an equivalent need for affordable housing, especially for seniors, veterans and the disabled. Learn from experienced rural organizations on how to serve rural populations across the State of PA. Discuss the current issues facing rural housing development moving forward such as NIMBY and funding challenges.
Moderator: Andy Saavedra, Senior Program Officer, Rural LISC
Speaker(s): Elizabeth Bell, Multi-Family Specialist, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Amy Casciani, Vice President for Housing, Pathstone Corporation; Matt Barczak, Executive Director, Northern Cambria County Community Development Corporation.