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Unlocking Housing Opportunity for America’s Workforce: Understanding the Need for Workforce Housing

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August 15 @ 1:00 pm 2:15 pm CDT

Aerial view of houses.

A combination of factors over the last two decades has contributed to a significant shortfall of housing across the country. This housing shortfall affects both local economies and their workforces; housing availability and affordability are major factors in the ability of states and municipalities to attract and retain workers.

Join the Federal Reserve Banks of St. Louis and Chicago for a three-part webinar series that will examine critical components—policy, partnerships and preservation—necessary to increase the housing supply in communities.

Understanding the Need for Workforce Housing (Aug. 15)

Dive into reasons for the shortage of housing in the U.S., its impacts on the workforce, and efforts underway at the national and local levels to address the problem.

Partnerships That Advance Workforce Housing (Aug. 22)

Learn about innovative partnerships and initiatives being driven by employers to help increase the supply of housing for the workforce, including two specific employer-led approaches tackling the shortage of housing for workers.

Housing Preservation: Why It Matters (Aug. 29)

This webinar will focus on housing preservation as a strategy to address not only the supply but also the quality of the housing stock available for America’s workforce. 

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2024.