St. Paul, Minn. – Senators Greg Clausen (DFL-Apple Valley) and Dan Hall (R-Burnsville) announced that they will be hosting a bipartisan community summit on affordable housing in Dakota County. The event, sponsored by the Metropolitan Interfaith Coalition on Affordable Housing (MICAH) and the Coalition for Affordable Transitional Community Housing (CATCH), will be held on October 25. All members of the community are invited to learn, discuss, and act on ideas to improve affordable housing options in Dakota County.
The summit aims to achieve a number of goals, including:
- Participate in developing solutions to create affordable housing
- Learn the most up to date affordable housing needs in Dakota County and challenges of a historically tight housing market.
- Hear from a panel about the impact of the lack of affordable housing, including elected officials, employers, educators, Faith leaders, and Dakota County
- Learn from developers who are building affordable housing, the challenges experienced, and recommendations to overcome the challenges.
Dakota County Fall Housing Summit
October 25, 2017, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
St. John Neumann Church, 4030 Pilot Knob Road, Eagan