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Community affairs Event Advisory: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas sponsors affordable housing development workshop in Shreveport

For immediate release: October 31, 2002

Affordable housing is a key component of community development. This workshop will give participants strategies for creating effective community development corporations and affordable housing partnerships. It will link participants with state and local resources available for affordable housing and community development projects. Additionally, attendees will be exposed to the elements of affordable housing development, construction and financing.

Who Should Attend:

  • Community development corporations
  • Bankers
  • City staff
  • Staff and board members of nonprofit organizations
  • Government officials
  • Homebuilders and developers
  • Anyone interested in developing and financing affordable housing
Title: Northern Louisiana Regional Affordable Housing Workshop
Time/Date: 8:00 a.m.— 3 p.m., Thursday, November 7, 2002
Location: Sheraton Shreveport Hotel
1419 E. 70th Street
Shreveport, LA
Contacts: For additional workshop information, please call Karen Riley, Community Affairs Specialist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, (800) 333-4460, ext. 5280 or visit the events page on the Dallas Fed web site.
  Members of the media may attend but must register in advance by calling James Hoard, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, (800) 333-4460, ext. 5307
Sponsor: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Details: Workshop is free of charge to all attendees.


Media contact:
James Hoard
Phone: (214) 922-5307