April 5, 2022 – ROCHESTER, MINN. – Destination Medical Center, the City of Rochester, Olmsted County, and local housing partners are hosting the Rochester Housing Summit at the Mayo Civic Center on Thursday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A virtual option to attend the summit is also available. The cost is $20.
The summit will provide a deep dive into understanding our community housing needs, learning of the opportunities, potential sites, various financial tools, and housing innovations of interest locally. This summit will be helpful to anyone interested in our community’s housing needs and efforts, such as entities or individuals involved in commercial real estate development.
“We are excited to offer this housing summit in partnership with Olmsted County, the City of Rochester, and other local partners.” said DMC’s Director of Housing and Sustainability Kevin Bright. “Our collective aim is to grow relationships with like-minded partners locally, regionally, and nationally to accelerate the development of housing units throughout our region.”
Speakers for the summit include:
- David Dunn, Housing Director, Olmsted County Housing and Redevelopment Authority
- Mat Miller, Director, Olmsted County Facilities and Building Operations
- Josh Johnsen, Interim Community Development Director, City of Rochester
- Taryn Eden, City of Rochester
- Kevin Bright, Housing and Sustainability Director, DMC EDA
“Finding an affordable place to call home is one of the most significant challenges facing this region,” shared Olmsted County Housing Director David Dunn. “By bringing together housing experts at the Rochester Housing Summit, we are hopeful we can use our collective knowledge to help create more places for people to call home in Olmsted County.”
Registration is required for both in-person and virtual attendance. For more information and to register for the summit, please visit dmc.mn/events.