Summit on Loft Housing To Be Held in Madison, GA on Dec. 14

Via the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH):

Loft Housing & Beyond: A Summit in Madison, GA

December 14, 2011

Cities that invest in residential areas near or adjacent to downtowns give a boost to existing downtown businesses and make downtown a more attractive place for new private investment, bringing a critical mass of people downtown to visit restaurants, go shopping, and go to work. Local elected officials, developers, bankers, and other housing experts in the state will share best practices and discuss how they encouraged residential development near downtown as part of an economic development strategy.

Keynote Speaker: Mayor Deke Copenhaver, City of Augusta

Convening Partners:

Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH)
Housing and Demographics Research Center, UGA
Fanning Institute, UGA
Georgia Municipal Association
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Georgia Cities Foundation
Georgia Department of Economic Development
Georgia Downtown Association
Georgia Power
Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach, UGA

Register on or before December 7 for $45. Day of registration is $55.

Visit the GICH website to download a detailed agenda and registration materials.

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