Join 1/30 DHRC Webinar on FEMA’s Recent Disaster Recovery Reforms!

Join NLIHC and our Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition (DHRC) tomorrow (Tuesday, January 30) from 2 to 3 pm ET for a National DHRC Webinar on the disaster recovery reforms announced last week by FEMA. Panelists will discuss the new rules, their potential impacts, and how advocates can help implement and build upon the important reforms.  


  • Welcome 
    • Noah Patton, Manager of Disaster Recovery, NLIHC 
  • Legal Authority, Overview, and Background of the Interim Final Rule  
    • Hannah Perls, Senior Staff Attorney, Harvard Environmental & Energy Law Program (EELP) 
  • Home Repair and Treatment of Insurance Proceeds 
    • Maddie Sloan, Director, Disaster Recovery and Fair Housing Project 
  • Accessibility-Related Changes 
    • Shaylin Sluzalis and Germán Parodi, Co-Executive Directors, Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies 
  • Displacement Assistance, Serious Needs Assistance, and SBA Loans 
    • Alessandra Jerolleman, Director of Research, Center on Environment, Land and Law, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law  
  • Application-Related Changes 
    • Hannah Perls, Senior Staff Attorney, Harvard EELP 
  • Panelist Q&A