Events & Regional Meetings

Housing North Announces New Executive Director

On April 15, 2020 Housing North introduced Yarrow Brown, Housing North's new Executive Director who will replace Sarah Lucas as of May 4th, 2020. Click on the link below to learn more about Yarrow's background and her role with Housing North. 

COVID-19 & Housing: What does it mean? 

In this short update, we explain what the COVID-19 Pandemic means for housing. To access Housing North's position and recommendations in response to this crisis, click here

Housing Matters Newsletter

The Housing Matters newsletter is an ongoing update of Housing North's work in the region.  It provides information on events, advocacy opportunities, regional housing initiatives and information on how to get involved with Homes for our Future and partners. To sign up for the newsletter and our mailing list, click here

Housing Matters Newsletter - March

Housing Matters Newsletter - February 2021

Traverse City Record Eagle - Housing North's Column

In this column at the Traverse City Record Eagle, we discuss relevant topics, policy news, alternatives and solutions for housing in our region and communities. Please see below each article and don't forget to share!

Yarrow Brown: Let's make housing Attainable for All - January 2021 

Yarrow Brown: Missing Middle: Key to regional housing solutions - February  2021 

We work regionally to lead action from the public, local governments, employers, and community organizations and we aim to offer clear courses of action and resources about how to participate in housing solutions. Explore the calendar below and learn more about events, community network meetings, reserve your attendance and more. 

If you'd like to list your community event or would like to connect with us to come to your community presentation or discussion, email us at info@housingnorth.org. 

Upcoming Events: ​

Information on upcoming events will be shared here! 

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STAFF & BOARD

Staff

Yarrow Brown, Executive Director

Yarrow@housingnorth.org

 

Steve Schnell, Housing Ready Program Director, Charlevoix County

steve@housingnorth.org

Kent Woods, Policy Advisor

kent@borealisstrategic.com

 

Lissette Reyes, Community Communications Coordinator

Info@housingnorth.org

Board

Kelly Smith, President

Baker College, Cadillac

Wexford County

Carlin Smith, Vice President 

Consumers Energy

Emmet County

Tony Lentych, Treasurer 

Traverse City Housing Commission

Grand Traverse County

Sharon Oriel, Secretary

Leelanau County Housing Action Leelanau County

 

Sarah Hagen

President, Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce 

Charlevoix County

Craig Ardis

Missaukee County

Josh Mills

City of Frankfort

Benzie County

 

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