NLIHC to Host Congressional Briefing on Findings from "The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes" and "Out of Reach"

NLIHC will host a congressional briefing on July 26 sponsored by Representatives Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Lacy Clay (D-MO) to share findings from NLIHC’s two newest reports, Out of Reach 2019 and The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Rental Homes 2019. Panelists will discuss the direct impact the shortage of affordable homes in America has on low-income renters’ health and well-being, highlight racial disparities in rental home affordability, and share policy solutions to the nation’s affordable housing crisis.

Representative Pressley has been invited to give opening remarks. Other speakers are:

  • Andrew Aurand, vice president for research, NLIHC
  • Agatha So, policy analyst, UnidosUS
  • Shalonda Rivers, president, 22 Avenue Apartments Cordoba Tenant’s Association and board of directors, NLIHC
  • Sarah Mickelson, senior director of policy, NLIHC

The briefing will be held at 1:00 p.m. ET in Congressional Visitors Center Room 217.

Register for the event at: https://tinyurl.com/y2pbjcb9