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Syracuse Field Hearing

The Commission on Affordable Housing and Health Facility Needs for Seniors in the 21st Century held its first field hearing in Syracuse, New York on Monday July 31, 2001. The hearing was hosted by the Syracuse Housing Authority at their Toomey-Abbott Tower in downtown Syracuse. The Commission was joined by Department of Housing and Urban Development Assistant Secretary Roy Bernardi and Congressman James Walsh (R-NY) as well as experts in the provision of housing and health services for the elderly. View the testimony and photos from the field hearing below. The next field hearing will be Columbus Ohio on September 24, 2001 at the Ohio Statehouse.

Prepared Testimony

Introductory Remarks
Nancy Hooks, Commission Co-Chair
Panel 1
Arthur Y. Webb, President & Chief Executive Officer - Village Care of New York
Kate Cleveland, Housing Project Coordinator - Center in the Park
Dorothy Ginsberg, New Jersey Department of Health
Jack Balinsky, Chair - Council Of Catholic Charities Directors
Patricia O'Malley, General Counsel - Special Care & Griswold Special Care
J. Kenneth Pagano, President - Essex Plaza Management Associates
Panel 2
William A. Johnson, Jr., Mayor - City of Rochester, New York
Fred Murphy, Executive Directory - Syracuse Housing Authority
Robert P. Yoder, Sr., Past President - Council For Affordable And Rural Housing (CARH)
Ray Czachowski, Executive Vice President - NDC Real Estate Management

View Photos from the Hearing

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