NLIHC to Testify at Senate Banking Committee Hearing on the State of Housing in America During and After COVID-19

NLIHC President and CEO Diane Yentel will testify at a Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing, “Home = Life: The State of Housing in America,” on Tuesday, March 16 at 2 pm. Learn more about the hearing and watch the livestream at:

The hearing will explore the state of housing in America, particularly in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In her testimony, Diane will describe how the coronavirus has exacerbated the impact of the affordable housing crisis on the lowest-income renters, and how meaningful federal investments in affordable housing solutions will not only help the nation recover from the pandemic but become more just and equitable in its aftermath.

The full list of hearing witnesses includes:

  • Diane Yentel, NLIHC president and CEO
  • Chris Herbert, managing director, Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies
  • Nikitra Bailey, executive vice president, Center for Responsible Lending
  • Edward Pinto, director, AEI Housing Center
  • Ed DeMarco, president, Housing Policy Council

Learn more about the hearing and watch the livestream at: