The 4th Annual Urban Land Institute Housing Summit took place on June 7, 2012 and was a great success. The Summit focused on boomer generation housing on what is next, what are the new preferences, and what should be the new responses. In 2020 there will be 17 million more seniors than today. This event discussed where and how they will want to live in the future. To read a full summary of the event, click here to visit the Urban Land Institutes website.
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Archive for June, 2012
The Urban Land Institute recently launched their Housing and Transportation Cost Calculator for the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area. ULI states: “A user friendly mapping tool will allow users to view and compare costs in neighborhoods. The calculator is specifically designed to explore various housing and transportation choices and the overall financial impact of living closer to or farther from work. It provides customization of income, number of cars, decision to take transit, and travel time between home and work.” For more information and to use the calculator visit: http://minnesota.uli.org/.
Alliance for Healthy Homes & Communities Statewide Convening is happening Thursday, June 28, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 4p.m. at the University of St. Thomas. This event bring will bring housing and health professionals, policymakers and funders, and community members together to discuss health and housing issues in order to develop a statewide alliance. The event features keynote speaker, Dr. Anthony Iton of the California Endowment, a number of workshop sessions, and an opportunity to participate in the development of a statewide alliance. Learn more and register here.