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Special One-Day Symposium on Manufactured Housing in Atlanta on February 20, 2002

Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation

"Developing Community Assets with Manufactured Housing: Barriers and Opportunities" is a one-day symposium sponsored by Neighborhood Reinvestment Training Institute, The Ford Foundation and Freddie Mac that will exlpore private, public and nonprofit perspectives on the barriers and opportunities of manufactured housing as an asset building and community development strategy. Through commissioned papers, speakers and small workshops, participants will exlpore: How well does manufactured housing provide cost effective affordable housing? Under what conditions does it effectively build assets? What role should manufactured housing plan in community development? Seasoned nonprofit and for-profit developers will share their lessons learned in working with manufactured housing in a variety of urban, suburban and rural setting, from creating fair financing and ownership arrangements, to educating and protecting consumers, and even designing attractive developments and confronting local opposition.

Late fees have been waived if you are registering for the symposium (course #9). Tuition for Neighborhood Reinvestment Training Institute is $150 per day plus a $50 nonrefundable, nontransferable fee. Tuition includes your courses and materials, afternoon workshops, general szessions, networking opportunities, daily continental breakfasts, and refreshments. Register today by visiting www.nw.org. Click the Atlanta Institute link and follow the instructions.

Related Link: Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation

For more information contact:

Michael Collins
Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation
108 North Cayuga Street, 2nd Floor
Ithaca
NY 14850
USA

Phone: (607) 273-8374 x31
Fax: (607) 273-1679
Email: mcollins@nw.org
Web: http://www.nw.org

Published on:
January 15, 2002 - 11:38am
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