Learn All About Charlotte’s Family Housing Vision at Charlotte REIA on November 3, 2016Posted on November 2, 2016 by
at the Crowne Plaza Charlotte Executive Park
Don’t miss the Charlotte REIA Main Meeting on Thursday, November 3rd at 6PM, where our special guest speakers will be Elizabeth Kurtz from Charlotte Family Housing, Harry Mack from the Salvation Army & Mary Gaertner of Charlotte’s Neighborhood and Business Services Division. The meeting will take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Charlotte Executive Park which is located at 5700 Westpark Dr in Charlotte, NC. During their presentation, they will discuss:
- Housing Affordability Challenge in Charlotte
- Housing rental rates Charlotte are spiking. Why?
- Partnering with Non-Profit’s
- The Benefits of renting to Tenants with Supportive Services
- And much, much, more!
The Housing Partnership is a broad-based, private, nonprofit housing development and financial corporation organized to expand affordable and well-maintained housing within stable neighborhoods for low and moderate-income families in the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. It is our vision that everyone would live in a safe, affordable home in a vibrant community that supports independence, opportunity and advancement. To do this, we provide a comprehensive range of affordable housing services focused on revitalization, education and real estate development. We have been serving the Charlotte area for over 25 years.
Elizabeth Kurtz is the lead Housing Coordinator with Charlotte Family Housing – a local non-profit helping low-income families work toward self-sufficiency. Elizabeth brings her 17 years in multi-family property management and her passion for issues surrounding poverty and homelessness to her job. Elizabeth and her team serve as the point-of-contact between the 175+ families we serve and our approximately 70 housing provider partners. Elizabeth also serves on the Government Affairs Committee with the Greater Charlotte Apartment Association, and co-chairs the Committee on Workforce and Affordable Housing.
Mary Gaertner is a Neighborhood Program Coordinator with the City of Charlotte’s Neighborhood and Business Services Division. In this role, Mary manages the work of the Housing Advisory Board of Charlotte-Mecklenburg which is the board appointed by the Mayor, City Council and Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners to develop strategic plans for ending and preventing homelessness in our community. She currently serves as the liaison to the Mayor’s office for a national initiative to end Veteran Homelessness.
As always, Charlotte REIA Members can attend the event at no charge and Non-Members can Register Online for $15 or pay $20 at the door. Be sure to bring your business cards with you and join us for an evening of real estate deals, vendors, networking, education and fun! See you there!
After the conclusion of the Charlotte REIA Meeting, we will be reconvening in the Crowne Plaza’s Hotel Lounge for Late Nite Networking. Food and drink specials for our members and guests. Come eat, drink, network and have fun with us as hang out late into the night!
*Please Note: Meeting agenda is subject to change.