Affordable Housing Week Activities Planned
April 15th through 20th
Affordable Housing Week is April 15ththrough the 20th. A number of things will be happening in the metro that week including the roll out of the Can I Be Your Neighbor Campaign and Proclamations from all cities in Polk County concerning the community benefits of Affordable Housing.
The public is invited to two special events. On Friday morning April 19ththere will be a special Bus Tour co-sponsored by the PCHTF and DART. More information and registration can be found HERE.
On Saturday morning April 20th the public is invited to view the Affordable Housing Design Star entries at the Pappajohn Center in the Western Gateway. For the past month metro high school students have been designing an affordable home for a Des Moines family. At 10:00 am on the 20th see the top 5 designers present their projects to a panel of judges. The winner will receive a $2,000.00 scholarship from the Home Builders’ Association of Greater Des Moines. More information can be found HERE.