The 2015 Housing Legislative Forum is filling up, so register today! Our keynote speakers at the forum will be The Honorable Julián Castro, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation. The 33rd Annual Housing Leadership Awards Reception will cap off the three days of activities by honoring Dr. William Apgar with the Cushing Niles Dolbeare Lifetime Service Award and OMB Director and former HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan with the Edward W. Brooke Housing Leadership Award.
Confirmed speakers for the Housing Legislative Forum include:
Leaders from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development:
- Jemine Bryon, Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Public and Indian Housing
- Benjamin Metcalf, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Multifamily Housing Programs, Office of Housing
- Marion Mollegen McFadden, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs, Office of Community Planning and Development
- Gustavo Velasquez, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
Housing authorizers, tax writers, budgeters, and appropriators staff from Capitol Hill:
- Adam Carasso, Senior Tax and Economic Advisor, Senate Finance Committee, Minority
- Clinton Jones, Senior Counsel, House Financial Services Committee, Majority
- Meaghan McCarthy, Professional Staff, Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies, Minority
- Matt Stoller, Senior Policy Advisor and Budget Analyst, Senate Budget Committee, Minority
- Jason Woolwine, Professional Staff, Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies, Majority
- Nicholas Wyatt, Tax and Nominations Professional Staff Member, Senate Finance Committee, Majority
Leading researchers on the connection between housing and the human condition:
- Stephanie Ettinger de Cuba, Children’s HealthWatch
- Matthew Desmond, Harvard University
- Ingrid Gould Ellen, The Furman Center, New York University Wagner School
National homeless and affordable housing thought-leaders:
- Mark Calabria, Cato Institute
- Sheila Crowley, National Low Income Housing Coalition
- Nan Roman, National Alliance to End Homelessness
- Barbara Sard, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
- Ali Solis, Enterprise Community Partners
- Joe Ventrone, National Association of Realtors
Both the Housing Legislative Forum and the Housing Leadership Reception will be held at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, DC. A block of rooms has been reserved for attendees at the Washington Court Hotel. Reservations at the group rate will be open until February 13.
- Click Here to Register for the Forum.
- Click Here to Download the Latest Forum Agenda.
- Click Here to Register for Hotel Rooms.
- Click Here to Sponsor the Housing Leadership Reception.
For more information, please contact Christine Campbell 202-662-1530 x247 or firstname.lastname@example.org