NLIHC’s last national call on “Coronavirus, Housing, and Homelessness” took place on May 18. The call featured updates from national, state, and local advocates and service providers working to assist people experiencing homelessness, low-income households, and members of marginalized communities, all of whom are disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Register for today’s (May 26) 2:30 pm ET call at: https://tinyurl.com/ru73qan
On the May 18 call, John Pollock of the National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka spoke about local eviction moratoriums and policy interventions that their communities are championing to protect low-income renters. Trey Price of the Florida Housing Finance Corporation, Carol Ditmore of the Arizona Department of Housing, and Cheryl Cohen of Montana Housing discussed how their state housing finance agencies are using Coronavirus Relief Funds and other CARES Act funding to provide rental assistance. Participants also heard field updates from Matthew Cavanaugh of the Nebraska Housing Developers Association, Erhard Mahnke of the Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition, and Adrienne Bush of the Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky.
NLIHC hosts national calls on the Coronavirus, Housing, and Homelessness every week on Mondays at 2:30 pm ET. Register for today’s (May 26) call at: https://tinyurl.com/ru73qan
Watch a recording of the May 11 call at: https://tinyurl.com/y9zk5v58
View May 11 presentation slides at: tinyurl.com/ybybob24
Stay up to date on COVID news and housing resources at: https://bit.ly/3dwCSEm