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2012 Speaker Series - September 26, 2012

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. 

First Floor Media Room, County Administration Building (CAB), 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772


Strategic Data Use for Neighborhood Stabilization

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Event Description:

2012logo The Prince George's County Planning Department is hosting its third year of the speaker series, which is based on the six key topics generated from Envision Prince George's . Please join us for relevant discussions on various topics pertaining to our County, State and Region. Read more .

Overview of Discussion:
This presentation will discuss the latest data on demographic changes, housing market activity, and foreclosures in Prince George’s County. This data can be used to plan programs and strategies, help direct assistance to households and neighborhoods most in need, coordinate action among different partners, and measure progress toward results.

Speaker Biography:
Leah Hendey is a research associate with the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute. Ms. Hendey has performed analyses on a variety of policy issues, including child care, child obesity, city indicators, the foreclosure crisis, and performance measurement. She has been working on a number of projects dealing with the subprime and foreclosure crisis. She is the project manager for the Urban Institute team and ensures the quality and accuracy of web content for, a knowledge-sharing website on the spillover effects of the crisis on families and neighborhoods. She also developed a longitudinal foreclosure outcome data file for the District of Columbia and authored a chapter for the Housing in the Nation’s Capital report on the foreclosure crisis in the Washington metropolitan area. Additionally, Ms. Hendey recently wrote a report on the capacity, funding, and challenges of housing counseling organizations for the Capital Area Foreclosure Network.


E. Fatimah Hasan, AICP, Planner Coordinator;
Hyojung K. Garland, LEED AP & ED+C, Senior Planner

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