Events & Regional Meetings

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. 

Save the date: October 20 - 22 Northwest Michigan Housing Summit, a live webinar series. To learn more, click here.

Local and Regional Housing Updates

Events are being held in each county in the region to give everyone a chance to talk about housing issues and learn more about what's been happening. We have new housing data and resources to share, exciting new initiatives and upcoming activities to share with your communities.

 

In these updates we will discuss our legislative efforts, what communities across the region are doing, the Homes for our Future campaign and what's next for Housing North. Stay tuned through this page or our social media to learn more about upcoming events. 

News and updates: Housing Matters Newsletter

Learn more about Housing North's work in the region, updates and new initiatives. Click here to sign up for our newsletter and receive our updates. Here, you will find news, updates, newsletters and more! 

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, Sarah Lucas our Executive Director explains 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

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STAFF & BOARD

Yarrow Brown, Executive Director

Yarrow@housingnorth.org

 

Sarah Lucas 

sarah@housingnorth.org

Steve Schnell, Housing Ready Program Director, Charlevoix County

steve@housingnorth.org

 

Lissette Reyes, Community Communications Coordinator

Info@housingnorth.org

Kelly Smith

Baker College, Cadillac

Tony Lentych 

Traverse City 
Housing Commission

 

Caroline Kennedy 

Village of Elk Rapids

 

Josh Mills

City of Frankfort

 

Steve Parsons 

Little River Band of 
Ottawa Indians

Precia Garland

Missaukee County 
Administrator

 

Carlin Smith 

Community Affairs Manager,

Northern Michigan

Consumers Energy

 

Sarah Hagen

President, Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce 

Sharon Oriel

Leelanau County Housing Action Committee

Annie Olds

Small Business Development Center Regional Director

Kalkaska County

 

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