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Broadband and Affordable Housing

May 3, 2016

Broadband access in affordable housing is increasingly acknowledged as an important tool for lower-income adults and families. This webinar included discussion about broadband in affordable housing. NHC research associate Mindy Ault presented case studies of two affordable housing organizations—Eden Housing in California and the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) in Texas—that have provided this resource for their residents. Catherine Crago of HACA also shared more detailed information about HACA’s program. There will be time built in to take your questions as well.

About the Presenters

Mindy Ault is a research associate at NHC’s Center for Housing Policy. Her research areas include homelessness and housing-first policies, housing intersections and economic and demographic factors related to housing affordability. Learn more about Mindy’s work on her Staff Page.

Rebekah King is NHC’s Policy Associate. Rebekah works with coalitions and communicates with administration officials and congressional staff on affordable housing policy issues. She writes and produces NHC policy materials including regulatory comments, coalition statements, blog posts, publications and the Washington Wire, NHC’s weekly update to its members. Rebekah leads NHC’s Green Affordable Housing Coalition and supports many of NHC’s working groups; she also represents NHC in a number of coalitions like the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding and the Equity Caucus. Learn more about Rebekah’s work on her Staff Page.


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