Land of the Sky Association of REALTORS® announces the Fifth Annual Asheville Housing Fair, to take place from Saturday, September 9, 2023 at 21 Restaurant Court, Asheville, NC 28805. The event is free and open to the public. The Fair focuses on Affordable Housing options, including paths to homeownership and making the most of your real estate investment.

Representatives from local businesses and non-profits will be on-site to provide information about affordable housing and financing options.

Affordable Housing Fair and Panel

Housing Fair and related Panel featuring private affordable housing developers and City and County officials working in Planning, Housing, and Economic Development. The event will also include the formal rollout of this year’s Affordable Housing Guide, a brochure produced annually by LOTSAR in collaboration with the City and County. The event is open to the public and is geared toward renters, homeowners, landlords, and anyone else who would like information about access to or creation of affordable housing.

Lunch and Bouncy House

The event will be held on September 9, 2023, with the Housing Fair running from 10 AM to noon, and the Housing Panel from 1 to 2 PM. Lunch will be provided in between the Fair and the Panel. The Housing Fair will consist of a number of housing-related vendors, including those working in the affordable/workforce housing arena. The Panel, which will consist of three private affordable housing developers and representatives from the City and County, will address a variety of issues related to affordable housing, including the relationship between private developers and the government in creating affordable housing, the difficulties and roadblocks in creating such housing, and tools and strategies that may be implemented to address the housing shortage.

Affordable Housing Guide

The release of the Affordable Housing Guide will occur at the event, which includes a list of affordable housing developments in the area, related resources (such as Pisgah Legal and the Housing Code Enforcement office for the City and County), and other helpful information on topics such as Fair Housing and Housing Discrimination.