On October 18, NLIHC and the National Housing Trust, in cooperation with the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF), will host two briefings for congressional staff about the impact of sequestration on affordable housing and community development programs.
The briefings will feature a panel of national policy experts and local housing practitioners, including Bill Faith, Executive Director of the Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio and NLIHC board member; Regina Mitchell, Executive Director of the College Park, MD Housing Authority; Hilary Saunders, Tenant Advocate and Board Member of New York State Tenants and Neighbors; and Diane Sterner, Executive Director of the Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey.
The Senate briefing will be at 11am in Room 562 of the Dirksen Senate office building. The House briefing will be at 2pm in Room 441 of the Cannon House office building. Congressional staff may R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NLIHC encourages advocates to invite the housing staffers for their Representative and Senators to attend.
The Senate and House briefing invitations are attached to this page.