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Gary Taylor

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Gary Taylor, associate professor of community and regional planning and director of ISU Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development, will present “Housing Challenges and Assessments” Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Iowa Ideas Conference in Cedar Rapids. Housing holds the key to the success or demise of many Iowa communities. Housing assessments are scarce and the funding needed for codes and programs can lead to crisis. What is the business case to convince communities to invest in housing assessments and codes to become or remain competitive in Iowa? View schedule