Forum Agenda

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

8:30-9:00 AM

Registration and Networking Breakfast

 

9:00-9:15 AM

Welcome

Ruth Clevenger, Vice President and Community Affairs Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

 

9:15 -10:15 AM

Highlighting Pennsylvania's Rental Housing Needs

Presenters:
Elizabeth Hersh, Executive Director, Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania

Erin Mierzwa, Community Development Specialist and Administrative Coordinator, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

 

10:15–10:30 AM

 

Break

10:30-12:00 noon

 

Discussants' Panel: Detailing the Challenges and Opportunities to Move Forward

Moderator
Joseph Ott, Senior Policy Analyst, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Pittsburgh Branch

Panelists
Jennifer Burnett, Deputy Secretary for Long-Term Living, Departments of Aging and Public Welfare

Carla Falkenstein, Manager of Housing Services Department, PHFA

Joseph Yarzebinski, Program Director, Rural Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

Kyra Straussman, Real Estate Director, Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (invited)

 

12:00 noon - 1:15 PM

Lunch and Keynote

John Kromer, Faculty Member and Senior Consultant, Fels Institute of Government, University of Pennsylvania

 

1:15-1:30 PM

Closing Comments and Adjournment

Ruth Clevenger