Impact of the Natural Gas Industry on Housing in Pennsylvania

Public Hearing on
Impact of the Natural Gas Industry on Housing in Pennsylvania
Thursday, October 25, 2012 – 1:30 P.M. (12:00-1:30 Lunch)

The Nittany Lion Inn – Faculty Staff Club Room
200 West Park Avenue, State College, Pennsylvania 16803

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Senator Gene Yaw & Senator Jim Brewster
Welcome and Opening Remarks

Report on the Industry

Penn State Marcellus Center for Outreach & Research
Jim Ladlee, Associate Director

State of the Housing Market

Center for the Study of Community & the Economy
Jonathan Williamson, Ph.D., Director of CSCE
Lycoming College

Center for the Study of Community & the Economy
Bonita Kolb, Ph.D., Co-Director of CSCE
Lycoming College
Attachment 1
Attachment 2

Housing Supply and Affordability

Lycoming-Clinton Commission for Community Action (STEP), Inc.
Rachelle Abbott, AICP, Director of Planning
Attachment 1

Wyoming County Housing & Redevelopment Authority
Danielle Powell, Housing Choice Voucher Program Coordinator

Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the County of Butler
Perry O’Malley, Executive Director

Fayette County Community Action, Inc.
James Stark, CEO

Greene County Department of Economic Development
Robbie Matesic, Executive Director

Indiana County Department of Human Services & Volunteer Center
Bonnie Dunlap, Director

Solutions to Housing Crisis

Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency
Bryce Maretzki, Director of Business Development

Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Ed Geiger, Director, Center for Community Financing

USDA Rural Development
Beatrice Elliott, Team Leader & Area Specialist

Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania
Liz Hersh
, Executive Director