This program analyzes, discusses, and examines the state of affordable housing in the United States. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development indicates that more than 500,00 people experienced homelessness in the U.S. on a single night in 2019. The National Center for Homeless Education reports that more than 1.5 million students enrolled in public school districts experienced homelessness during the 2016-17 school year. Hear from an array of knowledgeable presenters dedicated to affordable housing policies and ending housing insecurity in America. There is a discussion about the role that case management and supportive services can play in the lives of those seeking affordable housing; and successful examples of affordable housing initiatives in cities in the U.S.
July 12, 2021 RAPID RESPONSE
There's No Place Like Home: Affordable Housing and Ending Housing Insecurity in the United States
Welcome and Introduction
- Angela J. Scott, Federal Civil Rights Law Attorney; Chair, ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice
- Anthony I. Butler, President & CEO, AIDS Interfaith Residential Services, Inc., Empire Homes of Maryland, Inc., and City Steps
- Josephine A. McNeil, Retired Executive Director ,Citizens for Affordable Housing in Newton Development Organization (Newton, MA)
- Sarah Nutt, Individual Giving Associate, Former Board Member, and Volunteer, Sarah’s Circle
- Adrienne Tynes, Housing Advocate
- Janet Green Marbley, Administrator, Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection, Ohio Supreme Court; Liaison to the ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession, ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice
Co-Sponsors: ABA Commission on Homelessness & Poverty, ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, ABA Judicial Division, ABA Section of State and Local Government Law, ABA Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defense, ABA Task Force on Legal Needs Arising from the COVID-19 Pandemic Eviction Committee
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development HOME Investment Partnerships Program
Criteria and Recordkeeping Requirements for the Definition of Homeless
National Shortage of Affordable Rental Housing
National Conference of State Legislatures: Youth Homelessness
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