RDG Out & About: 2023 APA Bi-State Planning Conference

September 07, 2023
Community & Regional Planning

Amy Haase, AICP and Ruva Tsoka discuss how a housing toolkit can benefit communities and regions, both rural and urban. 

Event Details

  • Date: Friday, October 13, 2023

  • Time: 9:45 - 10:45 a.m. (CDT)

  • Location: Neighborhood Planning Room

Session Details

Whether in urban areas or rural communities, housing toolkits are growing in popularity and assembled toolkits for a variety of reasons. This session will review why communities and regions need a toolkit and what can go into the toolkit. The discussion will include an exploration of the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority‚Äôs (NIFA) 2022 Strategic Housing Framework, which included the development of a housing toolkit to help communities understand the development process and how to build support for key housing issues and strategies. Presenters will also highlight the Prep Guide and Omaha Municipal Land Bank's Disposition Strategy and discuss which external resources can support a toolkit. 

Find more info and registration details¬†here.

About the APA Bi-State Planning Conference

The APA Bi-State Conference provides training and networking that attracts planners, elected officials and related professionals from Missouri, Kansas and the surrounding region. The conference offers a unique opportunity for organizations to advance business priorities and raise brand visibility among a dynamic and influential set of leaders.