BUFFALO, N.Y., May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following media advisory is being released by AFL-CIO HIT:
- Congressman Brian Higgins
- Jack Quinn, President of Erie Community College and Vice Chairman of AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust
- Ted Chandler, COO & Managing Director of MidWest@Work Strategy at AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust
Roundtable will bring together public officials, private sector and non-profit developers to discuss the need for development capital to fuel community development in Buffalo and innovative ways to structure investments; the group will also explore opportunities for workforce development. Prior to the roundtable, there will be a press conference to frame the issues and the discussion.
The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) is a $5.9 billion fixed-income investment company that, with its affiliates, invests in housing and economic development projects built with union labor. The HIT recently launched its $1.2 billion Midwest@Work strategy to spur economic development, build and renovate housing and increase union jobs in nine cities, including Buffalo. The HIT has a track record in Buffalo. Most recently, Building America CDE, Inc., a HIT affiliate, provided $9.2 million of tax credits towards the $46.3 million Clinical Sciences Center at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in 2010.
Erie Community College
121 Ellicott St.
Buffalo, NY 14203
May 12, 2017
10:00 am News Conference, Lower City Campus Atrium
10:30 am Roundtable Discussion, Minnie Gillette Auditorium
Theresa Kennedy (Rep. Higgins) 716-803-4281 (Theresa.Kennedy@mail.house.gov)
Michael Farrell (President Quinn) 716-851-1685 (email@example.com )
Michael K. Frisby (AFL-CIO HIT) 202-625-4328 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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SOURCE AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust