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Financial institutions and nonprofits are making lower-cost products and services available to the underbanked market (people who primarily conduct their financial transactions outside mainstream financial institutions).
October 16, 2007, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
Presented by Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, the Innovative Housing Institute, the National Housing Conference, and PolicyLink.
October 30–November 1, 2007, San Francisco, Calif.
For information, go to www.inhousing.org/conf or call (703) 698-8151.
A training and networking event with 45 workshops, including innovative housing and homelessness programs and policy.
December 6–7, 2007, Harrisburg, Pa.
Details will be posted at housingalliancepa.org.
Annual conference includes innovative financing products and challenges facing community development financial institutions.
December 11–14, 2007, Miami, Fla.
For details, see www.opportunityfinance.net/conference.
Highlights the impact of policy efforts in urban, suburban, and rural communities. Topics include using equitable development tools and strategies to address poverty, restore cities, and create affordable housing.
March 5–7, 2008, New Orleans, La.
For information, see www.regionalequity08.org.
This conference offers the latest thinking on how to reinvent cities, highlights innovative efforts, and shares insight on critical issues. Useful for both practitioners and policymakers. The third Reinventing conference organized by the Philadelphia Fed, it includes new “how to” and research tracks.
March 26–28, 2008, Marriott Philadelphia Downtown
Contact Jeri Cohen-Bauman at email@example.com for information.