The New England Housing Network Annual Conference will be held on on Friday, December 12th at the Sheraton Needham in Needham, MA. This year’s special guest speaker will be Congressman Barney Frank (Retired), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee from 2007-2011. National advocates scheduled to be present include:
Joe Belden, Deputy Executive Director, Housing Assistance Council Barbara Burnham, Vice President for Federal Policy, Local Initiatives Support Corporation Linda Couch, Senior Vice President for Policy, National Low Income Housing Coalition Chris Estes, President and CEO, National Housing Conference Barbara Sard, Vice President for Housing Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Diane Yentel, Vice President of Public Policy, Enterprise Community Partners
Plenary session topics will feature these topics: “Fighting the Rise in Homelessness — The 100,000 Homes Campaign” and “Changing the Messaging: Bringing Attention to the Need for Affordable Housing.” A variety of afternoon workshops with national and regional speakers will also be included. Registration information will be sent 6 weeks prior to the event. For further updates and materials from previous conferences click here.