Catherine Baker to participate on Healthy Communities panel at Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing

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The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) and the Illinois Housing Council (IHC) are co-hosting the 2013 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing on Tuesday, April 23rd and Wednesday, April 24th at the UIC Forum in Chicago. The conference includes keynote events and over 20 panels across six concurrent sessions. Each session will address financing, asset and property management, policy, special needs housing, and green topics.

During the final session on April 24, LBBA’s Catherine Baker will join Joe Neri, IFF, Mike Goetz, Laborer’s Homes Development Corporation, and Stacy Ignoffo, Chicago Asthma Consortium to discuss the link between community design and the health of residents. The Healthy Communities panel will be moderated by Curt Winkle, Head and Associate Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Registration for the two-day event is still open.