Housing expert to keynote building industry’s event



National housing economist Elliot Eisenberg is set to keynote the Building Industry Association of Clark County’s monthly membership dinner, which begins with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. May 23 at the Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive, Vancouver.

Eisenberg, former senior economist with the National Association of Home Builders, will discuss the economic impact of the homebuilding industry on the local economy at the dinner, sponsored by Riverview Community Bank and Gaither Homes.

The event will also honor five local students, recipients of this year’s Building Futures Foundation Scholarship Awards, which range from $1,000 to $2,500. Tickets are $40 at https://biaclarkcounty.webconnex.com/events/dinnermeeting or 360-694-0933.