Our President and CEO Priscilla Almodovar and Solutions President Jacqueline Waggoner recently hosted a virtual event titled ”Innovative Partnerships for Affordable Housing: Working Together to Respond, Stabilize and Recover."

The session featured a recorded keynote address from Secretary Marcia L. Fudge of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and a live conversation with and local leaders and HUD officials.

Local Leaders

  • Mayor Lori Lightfoot – Chicago
  • Mayor Michael B. Hancock – Denver
  • Mayor Robyn Tannehill – Oxford, Miss.
  • Chairwoman Robin Puanani Danner of the Sovereign Council of Hawaiian Homestead Associations
  • Jose “Che” Ramirez, Deputy Mayor, City Homeless Initiatives – Los Angeles

HUD Officials

  • Arthur Jemison, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development
  • Dominique Blom, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing
  • Peggy Bailey, Senior Advisor on Rental Assistance, Office of the Secretary

Speaker Bios

Panelists discussed the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on housing affordability and highlighted efforts to respond to the crisis, stabilize households and ensure the long-term equitable recovery of our communities.

Watch the Recording