NLIHC’s Virtual Housing Policy Forum 2021: A New Day, taking place March 30-31 from 1-5 pm ET, will feature a session on state and local emergency rental assistance programs and NLIHC’s ongoing project to track, analyze, and influence these programs to ensure they effectively and efficiently serve people and families most in need. Xochitl Maykovich from the King County (WA) Department of Community and Human Services; Verónica Soto from the San Antonio (TX) Neighborhood and Housing Services Department; and Hugo Ramirez from the San Francisco’s Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development will discuss best practices, challenges, and solutions for operating emergency rental assistance programs to keep people in their homes during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. Register today to attend the Forum at: http://bit.ly/NLIHCForum21
Xochitl Maykovich, King County (WA) Department of Community and Human Services
Verónica Soto, San Antonio (TX) Neighborhood and Housing Services Department
Hugo Ramirez, San Francisco’s Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development
There will also be special presentations from key leaders in Congress, including Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI), Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH), as well as keynote speakers and panels on Racial Equity and Housing Justice; Best Practices in Organizing; Legislative Opportunities to Advance Housing in 2021/Capitol Hill Insiders Panel; Achieving Universal Housing Assistance; Lessons Learned: COVID-19 and the Need for Structural Reform; Sharing Stories of Lived-Experience to Bring About Change; and more.
Register to attend at: http://bit.ly/NLIHCForum21