Save the Date: 2015 NLIHC Housing Legislative Forum and Leadership Reception, March 1-3

Register now for the 2015 National Low Income Housing Coalition Legislative Forum and Leadership Reception, which will be held on March 1st – 3rd at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Join the National Low Income Housing Coalition and other affordable housing advocates from around the country as we engage with renowned thought and policy leaders to Educate, Advocate, Activate – NOW! The 2015 NLIHC Housing Legislative Forum will be packed with dynamic, powerhouse presenters, speakers, and panelists — some of the best and brightest minds in the affordable housing sector. To EDUCATE – Learn from the nation’s leading housing researchers on the link between housing and the human condition: Stephanie Ettinger De Cuba (Children’s HealthWatch), Matthew Desmond (Harvard University), and Ingrid Gould Ellen (Furman Center, NYU/Wagner School). To ADVOCATE – Hear from our national partners on housing finance reform, the federal budget, tax reform, and regulatory changes needed in federal housing and homeless programs: Mark Calabria (Cato Institute), Nan Roman (National Alliance to End Homelessness), Barbara Sard (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities), Ali Solis (Enterprise Community Partners), and Joe Ventrone (National Association of Realtors). To ACTIVATE – Discuss strategies with state housing coalition and resident leaders from around the country led by NLIHC Policy Committee Co-Chairs: Daisy Franklin, Public Housing Resident Network (CT), and Rachael Myers, Washington Low Income Housing Alliance (WA). Other highlights of the Forum include keynote speakers The Honorable Julián Castro, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation We will be honoring Dr. William Apgar with the Cushing Niles Dolbeare Lifetime Service Award and OMB Director and Former HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan with the Edward W. Brooke Housing Leadership Award at our Housing Leadership Reception the evening of March 3.

For more information and details on how to register, click here. Early-bird registration has been extended to February 6.

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