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On November 4, 2021, MobilIty Works, the Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC), and the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) will host the 8th National Conference on Housing Mobility – #HousingMobility2021.

PHA officials, researchers, nonprofit leaders, families with vouchers, and anyone interested in learning more about housing mobility issues are invited!



  • Adrianne Todman, Deputy Secretary, HUD (invited)

PANEL 1: The Housing Mobility Demonstration (12:15 – 1:15pm EST)

  • Jeffrey Lubell, Director of Housing and Community Initiatives, ABT Associates

  • Dorivette Nolan, Director of Policy, Planning and Housing Mobility, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority

  • Dinsiri Fikru and Chanera Pierce, NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development

  • Todd Richardson, General Deputy Assistant Secretary, HUD Office of Policy Development and Research, moderator

PANEL 2: Potential Advances in Housing Mobility Policy and Funding (1:15 – 2:15pm EST)

  • Peggy Bailey, Senior Advisor to the Secretary, HUD

  • Sonya Acosta, Policy Analyst, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

  • Stephen Norman, Executive Director, King County Housing Authority

  • Demetria McCain, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, HUD FHEO

  • Christina Monroe, House Appropriations Committee staff (invited)

BREAK (2:15 – 2:30pm EST)

PANEL 3: Recruiting Landlords in Tight Rental Markets (2:30 – 3:30pm EST)

  • Justin Davis, Director of HCV Program at Columbus Metro HA

  • Jackie Hodges, Assistant Director of HCV Program, Housing Authority of Cook County

  • Jeanmarie Buffet, Vice President, Real Estate, CDCLI-Long Island

  • Michelle Hasan, Director of Leasing, Oakland Housing Authority (invited)

  • Philip Garboden, University of Hawaii, moderator

PANEL 4: Involving Voucher Families in Program Design and Operation (3:30 – 4:30pm EST)

  • Shamira Lawrence, Inclusive Communities Project (ICP)

  • Renita Dorsey, Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership (BRHP)

  • Yvonne Redmond, Baltimore resident

  • Tiffany Charles, Little Elm, TX resident

  • Darryn Mumphery, PRRAC, moderator

CLOSING REMARKS (4:30 – 5:00pm EST)

Conference Sponsors:

Mobility Works, the Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC), and the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities. (CLPHA).

Supporting Sponsors:

High Opportunity Neighborhood Partners, The National Association of Realtors®, and Zillow.