NLIHC and the NLIHC-led Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition (DHRC) will host weekly national calls every Monday afternoon about coronavirus as it impacts housing and homelessness. Housing and homelessness advocates across the country will discuss how federal, state, and local governments and nonprofits are responding to the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on low-income households and people experiencing homelessness. The next call will be held today (March 23) from 2:30 to 4 p.m. ET. Join at: https://bit.ly/3b5PyzP
Today’s call will feature updates from Doug Guthrie, president and CEO of the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles; Richard Cho, executive director of the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness; Douglas Schenkelberg, executive director of the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless; Eric Samuels, president and CEO of the Texas Homeless Network; Debbie Fox, senior housing policy and practice specialist at the National Network to End Domestic Violence; among others. We will also hear from representatives from FEMA, HUD (Deputy Secretary Brian Montgomery is confirmed), FHFA and Capitol Hill on their planned responses to the urgent need to get and keep people stably housed during the pandemic.
More information about Coronavirus and Housing/Homelessness is at: https://bit.ly/2U3Olnb