Press release from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency; August 26, 2013:
Nashville, TN, August 26, 2013 – Former Senior Economist at the National Association of Home Builders, Dr. Elliot Eisenberg, is a featured speaker at this year’s Governor’s Housing Summit on October 7-8 at the Music City Center in Nashville.
Eisenberg, an authority on the economic impact of homebuilding, consequences of government regulation, cost-benefit analysis, strategic business development and other current economic issues, will explain the current economic situation and the next steps to strengthen Tennessee’s housing market.
“Dr. Eisenberg specializes in making the arcana and minutia of economics fun, relevant and educational,” said Ralph M. Perrey, executive director Tennessee Housing Development Agency. “We know housing is a driver for the economy. We know everyone needs a safe, sound, affordable home. Tennessee’s housing industry members are taking time at the Summit to share best practices and build the relationships necessary for effective housing production.”
The Summit agenda includes sessions covering blight and tools to eradicate it, instructions on how to garner data from the U.S. Census Bureau website, Preserving Affordable Housing through Energy Efficiency Upgrades, Place-Based Strategies for Redevelopment, Appraisal Reform, and the Changing Mortgage Regulations. Tracks are focused for lenders, developers and rental housing. The full agenda is available at www.THDA.org.
Registration for the Governor’s Housing Summit is open online at www.THDA.org. Early registration ends August 30. The meeting opens with lunch on October 7 and ends with lunch October 8. Additional industry events are scheduled with the Summit. For more information about the Summit, please contact Patricia M. Smith at 615-815-2185.