Mayor Rogero received the "Outstanding Service Award" from ECHO for her leadership on eliminating barriers to housing. Mike Pappas, a realtor and VP with ECHO, presented the award.
ECHO is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization comprised of volunteers.
ECHO, formerly known as the Community Housing Resource Board for Knoxville, TN, is an advisory board promoting equal opportunity in housing and encouraging parity in other facets of livelihood. Persons on the board include representatives from local government, finance institutions, the education community, social service agencies and housing organizations.
ECHO hosts and sponsors the annual fair housing conference where housing practitioners and others receive training, information and updates on the fair housing law and information about other relevant housing issues.