Nebraska Workforce Housing Forum
On October 11, 2016, the Nebraska Workforce Housing Forum was held in Kearney, Nebraska at the Younes Conference Center. The event was sponsored by the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority (NIFA), Nebraska Department of Economic Development (NDED), Nebraska Housing Developerís Association (NHDA), Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), and Midwest Housing Development Fund, Inc. (MHDF). The 112 attendees were welcomed by Kearney Mayor Stanley Clouse and throughout the day were able to hear from a variety of community leaders and partners regarding the needs and opportunities for workforce housing in communities throughout Nebraska. Ms. Courtney Dentlinger, the Director of the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, was the keynote speaker at lunch. The day concluded with a roundtable discussion led by representatives from NIFA, NDED, and USDA-RD.