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July 2020

ELAH Webinar: Advocating for racial equity in housing and community development

July 21

On July 21, Adiyah Ali of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, Noerena Limón of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals and Antoine Thompson of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers presented on advocacy strategies and solutions to achieve racial equity in housing and community development for our Emerging Leaders in Affordable Housing (ELAH) webinar. If you are interested in learning more about ELAH, click here. If you are an NHC member and would like to access webinar…

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May 2020

COVID-19 and HUD’s role in assisting borrowers, renters, lenders and property owners

May 1

Government support to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on our country’s housing system continues to be critical as more and more Americans face financial insecurity. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) have taken steps to address COVID-19, including mandating the halt of all foreclosures and evictions of single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages, requiring FHA Multifamily program participants to cease evictions of tenants for non-payment of rent for 120 days, and rolling…

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April 2020

Website Unveil: NHC COVID-19 Housing Resource Center

April 21

As the COVID-19 health and economic crises evolve, the need to quickly access information and share resources across the housing industry will be critical. That is why NHC has created the COVID-19 Housing Resource Center, which features over 400 resources on COVID-19 from every facet of the housing industry.  On April 21, NHC's David Dworkin walked through navigating resources on the new website.   https://youtu.be/msYR6EBsKrw   Speaker David M. Dworkin, National Housing Conference

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March 2020

Webinar: COVID-19 and Housing

March 19

NHC's March Restoring Neighborhoods featured experts in epidemiology and public health on the COVID-19 outbreak from the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, who discussed how to prevent spreading the disease, and appropriate precautions and contingency planning for property managers. Stay-up-to-date with information on COVID-19 and housing on our resource page here.   https://youtu.be/DTfAOYsJ7s4 Speakers Mark S. Dworkin, MD, MPH&TM, University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health Sinan Almukhtar, MD, MPH, University of Illinois at…

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January 2020

Webinar: Outlook for the 2020 Housing Economy

January 21

For our first webinar of 2020, NHC was joined by some of the housing industry’s most influential economists to discuss the outlook for the 2020 housing economy. This webinar featured: Lawrence Yun, chief economist and senior vice president at the National Association of REALTORS®; Sam Khater, vice president and chief economist at Freddie Mac; and Mike Fratantoni, Ph.D, senior vice president and chief economist at the Mortgage Bankers Association. https://youtu.be/-Xuj-fwA0KQ   Resources Download presentation slides Speakers David M. Dworkin joined…

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November 2019

ELAH Webinar: Racial Justice and Community Development

November 19, 2019

NHC's first Emerging Leaders in Affordable Housing (ELAH) webinar featured a joint presentation from Lotanna Obodozie from the Local Initiatives Support Corporation D.C. and Olivia Barrow from the Low Income Investment Fund on racial justice in community development work and strategies their organizations use to achieve racial equity in their operations and grant evaluations. ELAH is NHC’s leadership program for housing industry members who are 30 and under. If you have any emerging leaders at your organization, please share this…

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November Restoring Neighborhoods Webinar

November 14, 2019

Our November Restoring Neighborhoods featured a presentation from Bob Simpson, vice president of Affordable and Green Financing at Fannie Mae and Rachel Cluett, Healthy Housing Rewards manager at Fannie Mae. A growing body of research continues to tie the environments in which people are born, raised and live in to their overall health and other life outcomes. Access to health care services, educational and economic opportunities, walkable and safe public spaces and more are essential aspects of household and community…

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October 2019

October Restoring Neighborhoods Webinar

October 31, 2019

Our October Restoring Neighborhoods Task Force webinar featured a presentation from Tanya Torno, principal development specialist for the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside and Steve Berg, vice president for programs and policy for the National Alliance to End Homelessness. Tanya discussed how in 2018, Riverside, California ended homelessness for all veterans in the county by using a Housing First approach and orchestrating innovative cross-department coordination. Now the county is using their proven model to tackle chronic homelessness and…

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September 2019

September Restoring Neighborhoods Webinar

September 25, 2019

Our September Restoring Neighborhoods webinar featured a presentation from NHC's President and CEO David Dworkin and Policy Director Tristan Breaux who discussed our efforts to address the nation's housing crisis and ways to get involved. NHC is working on drafting a national housing act for the 21st century that focuses on these five key areas: Affordable Homeownership Affordable Rental Housing Ending Homelessness Climate Impact Community Development If you are interested in being involved with any of these areas, please contact…

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July 2019

July Restoring Neighborhoods Webinar

July 24, 2019

Our July Restoring Neighborhoods webinar featured a joint presentation from Seana O'Shaughnessy, president and CEO of Community Housing Improvement Program, and Sonya Acosta, policy analyst at the National Low Income Housing Coalition on housing disaster recovery. The 2018 California Camp Fires killed at least 86 people, destroyed 14,000 homes and cost $8 billion in damages. Today, only 10 percent of the town of Paradise’s residents have returned. Seana and Sonya discussed how Paradise and Butte County have recovered in the…

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