Leadership Greater Huntsville is holding a Community Conversation on the booming housing market

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Huntsville is growing, so what does that mean for the housing market? (Nathan Watson / Hville Blast)

Just last week, Huntsville was named the top place to live in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report. And those who live here know that the city was already growing exponentially even before the city received national accolades.

So how is this affecting the cost of living in Huntsville? Leadership Greater Huntsville will address that issue and more at a Community Conversation next month. Here is what you need to know:

When and where

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The Community Conversation on the Huntsville area housing market will be held at Adtran June 28. (AdTran via Facebook)

The event is scheduled for Tuesday, June 28, from 11:30AM – 1PM at AdTran’s Fountain View Room, located at 902 Explorer Blvd NW, Huntsville, AL 35806.

Here is the schedule:

  • 11:30AM. – Check In, Grab Lunch, Networking
  • 11:45AM  – Guest Speaker, Overall Housing Update
  • 12:15PM – 1PM – Panel Discussion, Q&A

Get in on the conversation

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As more people move to Huntsville, the effects if the housing market will be felt by house hunters. (Michael Seale / Hville Blast)

Attendees of the event will hear from a group of local experts on how affordable housing is defined in our current real estate market, current plans for affordable housing in our community, the potential barriers to availability and more.

Here are some details on the event, which will be moderated by Dennis Madsen, Manager of Urban and Long-Range Planning for the City of Huntsville:

Event fees

  • Free for Legacy Level and Platinum Members
  • $15 for Gold Members
  • $30 for Community Guests

Panelists:

  • Antonio McGinnis, Executive Director at Huntsville Housing Authority
  • Sean Magers, Fair Housing and Affordability, Huntsville Area Association of Realtors
  • Randall Stanley, Executive Director, North Alabama Coalition for the Homeless

To sign up, contact Katelyn Sides Baker at kbaker@leadershiphsv.org.

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