Events

Agenda

Agenda is tentative and subject to change. All sessions will take place during Eastern time (ET).

Tuesday, August 2:

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. 
Opening Session: How is Homelessness Manifesting itself in 2022?
*Speaker: Jeff Olivet, Executive Director, USICH  

1:15 p.m.  –  2:15 p.m.
Advocating for All: Homelessness Across Different Populations 
This session will focus on how homelessness manifests itself differently throughout different communities. Hear from an expert panel on how the lived experience of homeless individuals differs depending upon location, demographics, and backgrounds.
*Moderator:
George Guy, NAHRO Senior Vice President; CEO and Executive Director, Fort Wayne Housing Authority
Panelists:
*Leslie Strauss, Senior Policy Advisor, Housing Assistance Council
*Kathryn Monet, CEO, National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

*Ann Oliva, CEO, National Alliance to End Homelessness
*Tony Walters, Executive Director, National American Indian Housing Council


2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Housing Supply Challenges
This session will focus on scarcity in the housing market, how that exacerbates homelessness, and what efforts are being made to increase housing.  Hear from a variety of perspectives from advocates at the national level, developers, and government programs. The focus of the session is on housing provision and the challenges and opportunities that exist to get more people into homes.
Moderator:
*Peter LiFari, Executive Director, Maiker Housing Partners
Panelists:
*Sarah Brundage, Senior Advisor for Housing Supply and Infrastructure, Office of the Secretary, HUD
*Dr. Gregg Colburn, Assistant Professor of Real Estate, University of Washington’s College of Built Environments

*Joy Horak-Brown, President and CEO, New Hope Housing
*Katherine O’Regan, Professor of Public Policy and Planning and Faculty Director of NYU’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy

3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Keynote Address
*Moderator:
Patricia Wells, NAHRO President; Executive Director, Oakland Housing Authority

*Speaker: Lourdes Castro-Ramirez
Secretary, State of California Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency
 

4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
From Theory to Practice Breakout Discussions
At this session, attendees will break into groups for discussions moderated by representatives from the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH). Discussions will cover the challenges of housing homeless populations, how those challenges are impacting the voucher program, and best practices.

4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wrap Up and Virtual Hill Day Preparation

5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Virtual Reception, sponsored by Yardi

Wednesday, August 3Virtual Capitol Hill Day