How Cities Can Combat the COVID-19 Housing Crisis with Rental Assistance

May 07,2020 2:00PM
May 07,2020 3:15PM

Thursday, May 7

2:00 - 3:15 PM EST

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This webinar will explore the immense housing instability challenges that communities are facing in light of COVID-19, and how many have decided to implement rental assistance programs as policy solutions. Tune in to hear about how rental assistance programs are being administered and funded in cities nationwide, and the implementation challenges that cities are tackling.

As a follow-up from the NLC blog post, The Case for Rental Assistance: Why it is Needed and How to Fund It, participants will hear from NLC experts and cities directly, including: 

  • Taylor Cain, Director of Housing Innovation Lab, City of Boston
  • Warren Wooten, Housing Services Operations Manager, City of Charlotte, NC
  • Tami Cockeram, Community Services Manager, City of Hillsboro, OR

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