Housing is the topic Friday at community leaders from around the tri-state area gather in Quincy.

The Tri-State Housing Summit brings together agencies from Missouri, Illinois and Iowa that specialize in helping area residents realize the dream of home ownership.

The keynote speaker for the summit is Elizabeth Hollins, Senior Director of the Midwest Region for NeighborWorks America.

Major announcements are expected regarding the prison homes and tiny homes programs.

The Tri-State Housing Summit runs from 9 a.m. till noon Friday at the Oakley Lindsay Center in Quincy.