Community Forum: Stimulating Affordable Housing

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Date(s) - 12/11/2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Blue Hill Public Library

– The Blue Hill Public Library’s Community Forum series continues on Wednesday December 11th at 6:30 PM. The topic will be: “Stimulating Affordable Housing.”
This forum will address issues of employment and social opportunities along with workforce housing in the Blue Hill area, with a focus on exploring ways to stimulate housing in the coming years. Subjects for discussion will include the unmet demand for housing on the peninsula, current affordable housing options, and programs and new ideas that have had success addressing housing issues.
Presenters will be Bruce Stahnke, architect; Mike Wood, Chairman of Island Workforce Housing on Deer Isle; Marla O’Byrne, Executive Director of Island Housing Trust on MDI; and Chuck Lawrence, owner of Tradewinds Markets. The program will be moderated by Dr. Gregory Bush, retired History Professor from the University of Miami.
This event is sponsored by the library, and is free and open to everyone. For more information contact the library at 374-5515.

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