House Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Trump Administration’s Attacks on Fair Housing and the Potential Impacts on Children

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties will hold a hearing, “A Threat to America’s Children: The Trump Administration’s Proposal to Gut Fair Housing Accountability,” on Wednesday, February 5 at 2:00 p.m. ET in Room 2154 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing, which will be broadcast live, is part of a series of four that focus on how various proposals by the Trump administration negatively impact children. The other hearings will focus on health, hunger, and the definition of poverty. Witnesses for the fair housing hearing include:

  • Ateira Griffin, CEO and founder, Building Our Nation’s Daughters (BOND), Inc.
  • Ellen Lee, director of community and economic development, City of New Orleans
  • Dr. Megan Sandel, MD, principal investigator, Children’s Healthwatch, and pediatrician at Boston Medical Center
  • Jorge Andres Soto, director of public policy, National Fair Housing Alliance

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