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Top Treasury official Craig Phillips to depart

“He’s been a linchpin in all the major workstreams at Treasury. It’s a really big loss, and it’s going to be critical that somebody fills the role with his level of expertise.” – David M. Dworkin

Cooper Sr. will be honored with the Carl A.S. Coan Sr. award from the National Housing Conference at its 47th Annual Housing Visionary Awards in Washington D.C.

“WNC, a leading provider of investment, asset management and development services in the affordable housing industry, announced today that Founder and Chairman of the Board Will Cooper Sr. has been named the 2019 recipient of the prestigious Carl A.S. Coan Sr. Award, presented by the National Housing Conference.”

What’s up with affordability?

“We have the best job market for millennials since the Korean War. And yet 1 in 6 millennials in that age range live with mom and dad.” – David M. Dworkin

HUD, affordable housing programs get a boost in latest congressional spending bill

“I am especially appreciative that the House and Senate leadership were able to come together after very difficult negotiations to reach a bipartisan compromise. Washington works best when it is working together on building our country. It’s gratifying that reconciliation and compromise are not the lost arts of political discourse.” – David M. Dworkin

Navigating the booming cost of urban life

David Dworkin, president and CEO of the National Housing Conference, ran through a litany of similarly dodgy long-term solutions, from safe lots to micro-apartments, and sounding frustrated, blurted out: “The alternative, of course, is actual affordable housing.”

Housing advocates surprisingly upbeat on FHFA nominee

“When he spoke before the committee and he was clear about not doing anything that would disrupt the housing economy or these funds, I took him at his word. I think it’s a product of his evolving understanding of the complexities of the market and the importance of these policies.” – David M. Dworkin

People on the Move 3.19.19

“Antoinette Sykes has joined the National Housing Conference (NHC) as its communications director. She brings to NHC over 13 years of extensive communications experience. Most recently, she served as a senior program and project manager at the Department of Justice (DOJ), where she oversaw payment communications for the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund.”

Halting the tragic decline of African-American homeownership

“We also need to do a much better job of understanding the current drivers of the homeownership gap and the most impactful strategies to close it. To do this, we are also going to have to let go of some popular myths about what happened during the housing disaster of 2004-2014.”

Pop Quiz With David Dworkin

“Our new slogan is HR-1 in 2021,” he says. “We want the top priority of the next Congress and administration to be housing, and there’s a lot of work ahead to get us there.” – David M. Dworkin

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