GREENSBORO, NC – February 3, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Local, state and national energy and sustainability experts will discuss energy-efficient homes in safe neighborhoods at the 2011 Greensboro Housing Summit. The event is set for Wednesday, February 16, from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm at the Emerald Event Center, 2000 E. Wendover Ave.
Greensboro Housing Coalition Executive Director Beth McKee-Huger says the summit brings together groups and individuals committed to creating and sustaining housing and community in the City. “Greensboro continues to transform community housing due to the outstanding personal and organizational contributions in and around our neighborhoods. This, the eleventh annual Housing Summit, combines sustainable housing opportunities to create energy-efficient homes in safe neighborhoods, resulting in a community that learns, walks, thrives and works.”
Carol R. Naughton, vice president of Purpose Built Communities, is the keynote speaker, while representatives from the City of Greensboro, Greensboro Housing Coalition (GHC), Housing and Urban Development, and the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation are scheduled presenters. The City of Greensboro’s five-year housing plan will be shared along with round-table discussions about making housing fair, safe and affordable for seniors and persons with disabilities, families with children, and refugees and immigrants in our community.
Registration is $35 for GHC members and $45 for nonmembers. For more information, or to register online, visit www.guilfordnonprofits.org or call Beth McKee-Huger at 336-691-9521.
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The City works with the community to improve the quality of life for residents through inclusion, diversity, and trust. As the seventh largest employer in Greensboro, the City has a professional staff of 2,800 employees who maintain the values of honesty, integrity, stewardship, and respect. The City is governed by a council-manager form of government with a mayor and eight council members. For more information on the City, visit www.greensboro-nc.gov or call 336-373-CITY (2489).