Sen. Fain joins panel at Housing Summit on Sept. 23

Sen. Joe Fain - Courtesy photo
Sen. Joe Fain
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For the Reporter

The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (MBA) presents the 2014 Housing Summit, focusing on dwindling buildable land in the Puget Sound area, Tuesday, Sept. 23.

"Accommodating Housing Needs with Less Land" will offer presentations by top housing experts. State Sen. Joe Fain (R-Auburn, 47th District) will join other legislators, homebuilders and housing experts in a follow-up discussion about solutions.

The free event is from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Meydenbauer Convention Center (Exhibit Hall), 11100 NE 6th St., Bellevue. Space is limited and early reservations may be made online at, or by calling the Association's Events Department at 425-451-7920.

The program will focus on challenges posed by a shortage of buildable land from both national and local perspectives. The Housing Summit will explore how best to forge a path forward and meet Growth Management Act housing targets as the Puget Sound area faces a diminishing buildable land supply.

The 2014 summit is supported by presenting sponsor Puget Sound Energy along with Cobalt Mortgage, Bill Korum's Puyallup Nissan, Regence and the MBA Health Trust.

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