Midwest Planning BLUZ expands coverage to all things local government and housing

Planning BLUZ logoTimely information about local governments and housing needs? 

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development has a large team of experts in the topics of local government and housing, and they have devised a new way to bring you timely information. 

The Midwest Planning BLUZ blog has been around for many years, sharing expert insight on topics relating to planning and zoning law. With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, the BLUZ blog has expanded to cover timely topics that relate to local government and housing concerns. 

Our experts on matters relating to housing and local governments are now writing regular blog posts to help our audiences through new challenges in our lives. Recent posts include Options for Internet Access in Rental Housing, Business and Industry Resources and information Relevant to COVID-19, and Suspension of Bank Foreclosures during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Staff members who are writing for the Midwest Planning BLUZ blog include:

Eric Christianson, ejchr@iastate.edu

Biswa Das, bdas@iastate.edu

Abbie Gaffey, agaffey@iastate.edu

Daniel Kuhlmann, dok@iastate.edu

Erin Mullenix, erinm1@iastate.edu

Omar Padilla, opadilla@iastate.edu

Sara Shonrock, sshonroc@iastate.edu

Scott Timm, stimm@iastate.edu

Jon Wolseth, jwolseth@iastate.edu

Check the BLUZ frequently for more helpful information as we navigate this national crisis together (https://blogs.extension.iastate.edu/planningBLUZ/).