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Partnership to Host Affordable Housing Forum on Nov. 7

October 12, 2017

GREATER DES MOINES, IA – The Greater Des Moines Partnership will host a Public Policy Issue Forum on the topic of affordable housing on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The event will take place from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at The Partnership’s office at 700 Locust St., Suite 100, Des Moines.

Sue Huppert, Chief of External and Government Affairs at Des Moines University, will moderate a panel featuring Eric Burmeister, Executive Director of Polk County Housing Trust Fund, Carolann Jensen, Chief Programs Officer of the Iowa Finance Authority and Kris Saddoris, Vice President of Development at Hubbell Realty Company. Panelists will discuss affordable housing and the challenges faced in Greater Des Moines (DSM) in an attempt to further educate business, civic and community leaders.

The final Public Policy Issue Forum of 2017 will focus on mental health. More details regarding dates, times, locations and speakers will be announced in coming weeks. The Partnership is a nonpartisan organization.  

Register for the Nov. 7 event here.


About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,100 Regional Business Members and more than 330 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.