MEDIA ADVISORY: NLIHC to Discuss New Campaign to Modify Mortgage Interest Deduction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 15, 2013 CONTACT: Amy Clark at Amy@nlihc.org (206) 240-3284

MEDIA ADVISORY – NLIHC to Discuss New Campaign to Modify Mortgage Interest Deduction, Invest in National Housing Trust Fund

WASHINGTON (March 15, 2013) - The National Low Income Housing Coalition will hold a conference call on Monday, March 18 to discuss the launch of a $1 million campaign to modify the mortgage interest deduction and invest in the National Housing Trust Fund.  Rep. Keith Ellison will join us to discuss his bill, the Common Sense Housing Investment Act of 2013.  In addition, NLIHC will release a new national public opinion poll showing broad, bipartisan support for the proposal.

WHO:

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) 

Sheila Crowley, President and CEO – National Low Income Housing Coalition 

Rachel LaForest, Executive Director - Right to the City 

Jessica English, low income renter, Minneapolis, MN

WHEN:

Monday, March 18 

1:00 PM (ET) 

PARTICIPANT DIAL-IN INSTRUCTIONS:

To ensure that we have enough phone lines reserved, please RSVP to amy@nlihc.org