Harvard University's Annual State of the Nation's Housing report
Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies will release the 2014 edition of the State of the Nation's Housing via webcast on June 26th. For the full story, click here.
2014 Spring Residential Development Grant Winners Announced
The City of St. Louis Community Development Administration released its 2014 Residential Development awardees. For a complete list of awardees click here.
Documentary Exploring "White Flight" in Spanish Lake showing at the Historic Tivoli theater
Phillip Andrew Morton, directed a documentary on the population shift in the Spanish Lake area, a community located in North St. Louis County. The documentary surveys the last three decades of population change in this suburban area. For the full story, click here.
IKEA Development Breaks Ground
On Tuesday, regional leaders joined together with IKEA for the store's ground breaking in the Cortex District. For the full story click here.
City of St. Louis Works to Improve Health
The City of St. Louis is focused on reducing obesity by 5% by 2018. The health department has developed and is working on developing ways to reach that goal. For the full story click here.
CONFERENCES & SEMINARS
Missouri Workforce Housing Conference
MOHWA to host its 4th annual Missouri Workforce Housing conference July 9-11th at the Lodge of the Four Season in Lake of the Ozarks. For more information click here.
TRAINING & WORKSHOPS
Risk Management Principles
UMSL's Nonprofit Management and Leadership program is offering this course on June 27th from 9-4 p.m. This course is designed to increase a nonprofit manager's awareness of potential risks that can affect one's career and organization. For more information click here.
Perspectives on Property Tax Exemption
St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman and his staff will host this course on July 23rd beginning at 3pm. Mr. Zimmerman and his staff will present information on concerns of the Assessor's office in regards to property tax exemption and much more. For more information click here.
Affordable Housing and Mixed Income Community Management Series
Washington University's Brown School of Social Work with Neighborworks offers a series of three courses on affordable housing development and mixed income community management beginning in August. The courses my be taken individually or you can complete the series and receive a Washington University certificate of completion. For more information, click here.
Capacity Building Workshop
Community Development Administration for the City of St. Louis hosts a series of free capacity building workshops for nonprofit organizations discussing a wide range of relevant topics. For more information click here. To sign up for the next class, Introduction to Real Estate Development, click here.
WHO WE ARE
The St. Louis Community Builders Exchange is a partnership between the Community Builders Network of Metro St. Louis, the St. Louis Home Repair Network, and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis to bring you quality up-to-date community development information. Look for the St. Louis Community Builders Exchange every other Wednesday morning!