9th National Conference

Welcoming Remarks:
  • Sheryll Cashin, Georgetown Law School; Poverty & Race Research Action Council
  • Sunia Zaterman, Executive Director, Council of Large Public Housing Authorities
PANEL 1: Latest research on housing mobility and the Housing Choice Voucher program
  • Stefanie Deluca, Johns Hopkins University: Finding the “secret sauce” – results from
    qualitative research on the Seattle housing mobility demonstration
  • Daniel Teles, Urban Institute, and Martha Galvez, Housing Solutions Lab: Recent
    research on source-of-income discrimination and the impacts of SOI discrimination
  • Sarah Strochack, NYU Furman Center: New research on the implementation of the
    Small Area Fair Market Rent rule, 2018-2022
  • Sarah Oppenheimer, Opportunity Insights: Policy implications of social capital research
  • Solomon Greene, HUD Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Development
    and Research, moderator
PANEL 2: Innovations in housing mobility practice
  • Jonathan Bigelow, Research Associate, MDRC, Lessons from St. Louis and
  • Brent Meltzer, Chief, Housing Protection Unit, Office of the New York State Attorney
  • A. Fulton Meachem, CEO, Inlivian (Charlotte)
  • Rachel Garshick Kleit, PhD, Professor of City and Regional Planning, Ohio State
    University; Board Member and co-founder, Move to Prosper
  • Valerie Rosenberg, Executive Director, Mobility Works, moderator
Keynote Address: Professor Raj Chetty, Harvard University
Introduced by Philip Tegeler, Poverty & Race Research Action Council

Keynote Slides

PANEL 3: Progress report on the Community Choice Demonstration
  • Dorivette Nolan, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (Cleveland)
  • Maria Sharp, The Housing Council at Pathstone (Rochester)
  • Colleen Cain, Allegheny County Department of Human Services (Pittsburgh)
  • Alison Bell, HUD Office of Public and Indian Housing, moderator
PANEL 4: Developing policy prospects at HUD and in Congress
  • Peggy Bailey, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities
  • Richard J. Monocchio, HUD Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian
  • Beth Cooper, senior staff, Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee
  • Demetria McCain, HUD Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and
    Equal Opportunity
  • Deborah Thrope, Deputy Director, National Housing Law Project
  • Barbara Sard, Mobility Works Board Member, moderator
5:00 Closing Remarks: Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)
Introduced by Adria Crutchfield, Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership; Mobility Works Board Chair
Mark Thiele, CEO, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials

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