August 08, 2019

Crapo Brings HUD Secretary Carson to Idaho to Discuss Affordable Housing

Schedules multiple site visits on Monday, August 12

Boise -- U.S. Senator Mike Crapo, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson and local Boise leaders will host multiple housing events on Monday, August 12 to discuss affordable housing challenges and innovative, collaborative solutions. 

Housing affordability is a critical issue in Idaho and all across the country.  Nationwide, there is a shortage of millions of affordable rental homes available to lower-income Americans, and the gap between the demand for affordable homes and the supply of new ones being built increases each year. 

Addressing the housing affordability crisis requires innovative, outside-the-box approaches, as well as collaborative efforts at the local, state and federal level, and public/private partnerships.  Senator Crapo, Secretary Carson and local leaders will discuss some of the ways leaders in government and in the private sector are addressing challenges in the housing market. 

indieDwell 

Who:

  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson
  • U.S. Senator Mike Crapo, Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee
  • Caldwell Mayor Garret Nancolas
  • Gerald M. Hunter, President and Executive Director of the Idaho Housing and Finance Association
  • Scott Flynn, founder and CEO of indieDwell 

What:

indieDwell factory tour, media availability. 

Where:

3520 Arthur St., Caldwell, ID 83605 

When:

Monday, August 12, 9:30 AM MT 

12th River Street Senior Apartments 

Who:

  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson
  • U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee
  • Senator Cherie Buckner-Webb, Idaho Legislature
  • Gerald M. Hunter, President and Executive Director of the Idaho Housing and Finance Association 

What:

Brief remarks, media availability. 

Where:

514 South 12th Street, Boise, ID 83702 

When:

Monday, August 12, 11:00 AM MT 

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