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Funding Partners to Present at National Housing Conference
Release Date:September 23rd, 2010
Fort Collins, CO, September 23, 2010 - Funding Partners’ Connie Ealey, Residential Assistance Coordinator, has been asked to present at the National Housing Conference & National Association of REALTORS®: “Bring Workers Home: 2010 Regional Forum on Workforce Housing”.
Bring Workers Home will be held in Honolulu, HI on October 12th.  The convention will convene national experts to answer questions and share best practices for workforce housing programs and resources.  Panel discussions topics will include: How to create and sustain a workforce housing program in your community, understanding the importance of advancing workforce housing through local and regional partnerships, and exploration of workforce housing issues from the perspective of employers.  Attendees will include and HR professionals, REALTORS®, city planners, housing and community development leaders, local elected and appointed officials, state representatives, and others.
Ealey will present Funding Partners’ Employee Home Ownership Program (EHOP)®;  describing the program’s implementation, structure, and functional issues associated with this model program developed by the organization.  Funding Partners’ EHOP® program complements the National Housing Conference support for Employer Assisted Housing programs and the 2010 Regional Forum on Workforce Housing. 
According to Joe Rowan, Executive Director of the organization, “Funding Partners is very pleased to contribute to the larger national effort of stabilizing the housing market through programs driven by the private sector with support from public institutions.  Through Connie’s leadership, the Employee Home Ownership Program has become a very effective tool in addressing a primary barrier to workforce housing and the retention of highly skilled personnel for Colorado employers.”
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Contact Information:
Megan Gifford
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Funding Partners for Housing Solutions
214 S. College Ave, Second Floor
Fort Collins, Colorado 80524