Alongside the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. is facing another crisis: a shortage of affordable and workforce housing. Housing is the backbone of economic development, necessary to attract workers and build a flourishing community. The recent influx of federal dollars provides counties with a new opportunity to tackle this crisis head on and invest in the homes workers need to thrive. Learn new strategies and ideas from fellow county leaders and top research organizations that can help you support your county’s workforce through housing.
NACo Immediate Past President; Commissioner, DeKalb County, Ga.
Assistant County Administrator, Palm Beach County, Fla.
Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research, National Association of Realtors
Director of Planning, Buncombe County, N.C.
Director of Strategic Partnerships, Buncombe County, N.C.