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May 21, 2019

Experts to discuss affordable housing crisis at ABA event

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2019 — The American Bar Association Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law will convene with legal, government and private housing experts to discuss fair housing, economic development, tax reform and affordable housing, May 22-24 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Compton, general counsel for the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, is scheduled to give welcome remarks in the Grand Ballroom at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on Thursday, May 22 at 8:30 a.m.

28th Annual Meeting Sponsored by the ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law

May 22-24, 2019

Mandarin Oriental Hotel
1330 Maryland Ave. SW
Washington, D.C. 20024

A plenary session on Thursday at 8:45 a.m., “Ideas Worth Writing Home About,” will address the current legislative initiatives and look at the needs of what it will take to address the increase of affordable housing in the nation. Friday’s 8:30 a.m. plenary session, “Housing and Healthcare,” will address strategies to provide collaborative services around housing including quality healthcare, civil rights and community economic development.

The complete agenda can be found here.

There is no charge for media covering this event. To register, please contact Betsy Adeboyejo at 202-662-1039 or [email protected].

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