NLIHC to Host Congressional Briefing on Housing Solutions Needed in Infrastructure and Economic Recovery Package

NLIHC and the HoUSed and Opportunity Starts at Home campaigns are hosting a congressional briefing on September 9 at 3 pm ET titled “Housing is Infrastructure: What the Latest Research Tells Us About the Housing Solutions Needed in Any Infrastructure and Economic Recovery Package.”

Speakers will discuss the findings and implications from two recent NLIHC reports – Out of Reach: The High Cost of Housing and The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes – and share insights on how NLIHC’s top priorities for any infrastructure bill will help address the nation’s housing crisis.

House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters (D-CA) will provide opening remarks. Speakers include:

  • Curtis Johnson, Jr., vice president of housing strategy, Catholic Charities USA
  • Harry Lawson, director of the Department of Human and Civil Rights, National Education Association (invited)
  • Emma Mehrabi, director of poverty policy, Children’s Defense Fund
  • Sarah Saadian, vice president of public policy, NLIHC
  • Dan Threet, research analyst, NLIHC

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