COVID-19 Housing and Homelessness Provider Stakeholder Call July 8

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07/08/2020 Call recording

 

Speakers:

Tedd Kelleher, Dept. of Commerce 

Michele Thomas, Washington Low Income Housing Alliance 

Derek Lum, 43rd InterIm CDA 

Amber Johnson, Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners (SNAP) 

Lowel Krueger, Yakima Housing Authority 

Terri Anderson, Tenants Union of Washington 

 

ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE TODAY! 

State Advocacy:

Submit your comments on the state's rental assistance proposal by 12pm on Monday, July 13th!

Are you a board member, or do you work for a nonprofit organization? Join our Board Advocacy campaign and have your board pass a resolution in support of progressive revenue! Interested? Click here

The Housing Alliance is looking for people to send letters to the editor to your local newspaper. We have templates! If you are interested, please fill out this form and John Stovall follow up with you. 

 

Federal Advocacy Requests:

Contact your members of Congress about high priority housing needs in COVID-19 response

Have your organization sign these two NLIHC letters. One is focused on 100B for rent assistance, and one is focused on all housing provisions in the HEROES Act. You can sign on to one or both. 

 

Resources:

  • The Dept. of Commerce State Rental Assistance Proposal public comment deadline is at 12pm on Monday, July 13th. Read the documents and provide comment here!

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