Concluding Plenary Panel Discussion: - How The Lack of Workforce Housing Is Affecting Local Businesses.

APA California Chapter, Central Coast Section


Friday, May 19, 2017
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. PDT

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What is the predominant generation of your workforce? Millenial, boomers, GenX?

What affect has the high cost of housing and the insufficient supply of workforce housing have on your company's recruitment and retention of key employees?

Does the high cost of housing and its accompanying challenges affect your company's plans for expansion or possible relocation?

What do you think the community and our elected officials and government staff could do to improve the housing situation for employers and employees? Does your organization encourage alternative forms of transportation to work, such as ride-sharing, cycling, or public transportation?


Ken Opplinger

Oplinger has previously served as the president and CEO of the Visalia Chamber of Commerce for five years, director of government affairs at the Fremont Chamber of Commerce for three years and on a chamber staff right out of college in Oregon. He graduated from Willamette University. He was named ... Read More

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