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2018 Housing Summit

PRESENTATIONS:

State of Housing in Northwest Michigan
Sarah Lucas, Networks Northwest - Presentation

Housing Partnership 
Ryan Kilpatrick, Housing Next - Presentation 
Sarah Lucas, Networks Northwest and Tony Lentych, Traverse City Housing Commission - Presentation

Making a Deal: How Housing Projects Came to Be
Keaton Smith, Partners for Better Housing - Presentation
Tony Lentych, Traverse City Housing Commission - Presentation

Make Development Easy and Fun with Zoning
Suzanne Shultz, City of Grand Rapids - Presentation
Luther Kurtz, City of Charlevoix
Jonathan Scheel, City of Charlevoix/Networks Northwest - Presentation

Lunch Keynote
Alissa Shelton, Incremental Development Alliance - Presentation

Community Action Case Study: Leelanau County
John Gallagher, Leelanau County Land Bank Authority
Chris Frey, Leelanau REACH - Presentation
Amanda Elliott, Leelanau County Housing Action Committee - Presentation; Handout (HAC Checklist)

Now Hiring - If Only There Were Housing: Employer Housing Panel
Mary Catherine Hannah, Perry Farm Village and The Village of Hillside
Kimberly Weber, Century Inc.
Wayne Gibson, Century Inc.

 

Community Cornerstone Award:

The Housing Cornerstone Partnership Award recognizes that solutions require a cross-sector approach with community-wide buy-in and participations. Partnership award recipients provide best practices for creating those cross-sector approaches, along with pathways to follow through today’s complex development landscape.

Recipient of the 2018 Partnership Award:

Little Traverse Bay Housing Partnership 

Testimonial

Northwest Michigan Works! is an essential resource for employers and job seekers in the Northern Michigan area.

Kathy Stuart, Michigan Rubber Products Human Resource Manager