Conversations of the Valley, a luncheon speaker series hosted by St. Croix Valley Foundation with sponsorship from First State Bank and Trust, presents “Affordable Housing Issues in the St. Croix Valley.”
WHAT: Conversations of the Valley Luncheon Speaker, “Affordable Housing Issues in the St. Croix Valley”
WHEN: Wed, May 15, 2019 -- Lunch 11:30 a.m. / Speaker 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Lake Elmo Inn Event Center (3712 Layton Ave. N, Lake Elmo, MN 55042)
COST: $20 in advance (mail check to SCVF, 516 2nd St, Su 214, Hudson, WI 54016 -OR- reserve online at https://www.scvfoundation.org/conversations-of-the-valley) Limited walk ins available based on space/lunch availability.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER/TOPIC:
(West CAP) gives a deep dive into affordable housing challenges in the St. Croix Valley region. Homelessness, temp shelters, rentals, rehabbing existing housing, West CAP projects – Mr. Kilde presents the issue as a difficult to solve yet straightforward math problem. Rising numbers of homeless adults, barriers for the marginalized, aging boomers, low end wages vs. high cost of living -- all factors in the affordable housing equation.