Upcoming CURA events http://www.cura.umn.edu/events/2010-W41/cura-housing-fo.. Events at the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs en Housing Forum: Local government strategies for preventing displacement http://www.cura.umn.edu/events/2018-09-21/housing-forum-local-government-strategies-preventing-displacement <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date and time:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">September 21, 2018 - <span class="date-display-start">3:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">4:30pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> Room L-110 (Honeywell Auditorium) - Carlson School of Management321 19th Avenue SMinneapolis MN </div> </div> </div> <p><span><a href="https://events.umn.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=event_b&amp;BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=8B2D46F1-39FB-4437-92FF-9CC5DA57CF84">Register now</a></span></p> <p><span>Lower income households have always faced the threat of involuntary displacement, but that threat is becoming more acute in the Twin Cities Metro area as the perfect storm of low vacancy rates, escalating rents and upscaling of naturally occurring affordable apartments drives families from their homes. What can local governments do to protect people? The Housing Justice Center will talk about a report it just issued discussing six areas where local policies and strategies can help preserve the affordability of at-risk housing, can keep low income residents in their homes, or at least protect them when they have to move. The report draws on innovative practices adopted both locally and across the country</span></p> <p><em>Presented by&nbsp;<a href="http://hjcmn.org/about/index.php?strWebAction=staff">Tim Thompson, President and Senior Attorney at the Housing Justice Center</a></em></p> <p><a href="https://events.umn.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=event_b&amp;BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=8B2D46F1-39FB-4437-92FF-9CC5DA57CF84">Register now</a></p> <div class="item-list"><p><strong>CURA Programs:</strong></p><ul class="vocabulary-list"><li class="first last"><a href="/taxonomy/term/23">CURA Housing Forum</a></li> </ul></div> Wed, 05 Sep 2018 19:24:21 +0000 jmiller 8133 at http://www.cura.umn.edu