MT. PLEASANT, Mich., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority:
WHO: Gary Heidel, Executive Director, Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA)
James J. Turner, State Director for Michigan, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA-RDA)
Louis M. Berra, Director, U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Grand Rapids office
[Other dignitaries TBD; confirmation of state legislators and Members of Congress is pending]
WHAT: Press conference to announce that Michigan has been selected by the Obama Administration, HUD and USRDA to launch the nation's first pilot program that will reduce regulatory burdens on affordable housing developers and owners, as well as help state and federal agencies' staff to better serve low-income families who rent their homes.
WHEN: 10:00 AM (EDT)
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011
WHERE: Soaring Eagle Conventions Center
Swan Creek Room
6800 E. Soaring Eagle Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
SOURCE Michigan State Housing Development Authority