Terwilliger Foundation Forum on Housing America’s Families

The J. Ronald Terwilliger Foundation for Housing America’s Families will host a day-long national Housing Forum at the George W. Bush Institute in Dallas, Texas on Friday, November 18, 2016. This post-election forum is designed to ensure that housing is a national priority as the 115th Congress and the new Administration develop their policy agendas for 2017.  Speakers at the Forum will include Congressional leaders, individuals likely to play prominent roles in the presidential transition process and the incoming Administration, and key housing industry leaders, researchers and practitioners. 

Speakers and panelists include:

  • Matthew Desmond, Harvard professor and author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City;
  • Gary Acosta, co-founder and CEO, NAHREP;
  • Lynn Fischer, vice president for research and economics, Mortgage Bankers Association;
  • Jim Parrott, senior fellow, Urban Institute;
  • James Lockhart, vice chairman, WL Ross & Co., LLC;
  • Megan Sandel, pediatrician, Boston University School of Medicine;
  • David Brickman, vice president head of multifamily, Freddie Mac;
  • Renee Lewis Glover, founder and managing member, The Catalyst Group, LLC;
  • Michael Stegman, fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center;
  • Barry Zigas, director of housing, Consumer Federation of America;
  • Diane Yentel, president and CEO, NLIHC;
  • Chris Herbert, managing director, Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard University;
  • Erika Poethig, director of urban policy initiatives, Urban Institute;
  • And others.

Register for the event at:  http://bit.ly/2aAQKR9