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Senior Policy Analyst, Housing Policy
Associate Director, Public Health
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Modular building, if brought to scale, has the potential to reduce construction costs and make building new homes more affordable, especially in areas experiencing severe affordable housing shortages.
Feb 6, 2024
Join the Center for American Progress as we celebrate 20 years of innovative policy solutions and look boldly forward to a progressive future.
Oct 25, 2023
The Biden administration’s actions to strengthen the economy are helping ensure young people have a brighter future.
Oct 5, 2023
Jessica Vela, Crystal Weise
The Center for American Progress submitted comments in response to the FHFA’s request for input on the Enterprises’ single-family pricing framework.
Aug 23, 2023
The United States continues to face an eviction crisis that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and that disproportionately affects communities of color, particularly Black women.
Aug 14, 2023
Price increases for new leases have fallen faster than average rent, which will contribute to declining inflation in the future.
Jul 10, 2023
Christian E. Weller, David Correa
To facilitate the successful reentry of justice-involved citizens, the United States must bolster its federal, state, and local renter protections and build strong transitional housing programs.
Apr 17, 2023
Nonprofit hospitals have an obligation to provide community benefit; as part of this, they should do more to support the housing needs of the communities they serve.
Feb 21, 2023
Marquisha Johns, Nicole Rapfogel
Governors and mayors will have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform their economies in the months and years ahead.
Feb 8, 2023
The government-sponsored enterprises are in a unique position to reduce the racial homeownership gap while simultaneously addressing climate change-related risks and systemic environmental racism.
Dec 8, 2022
David Ballard explains how Hurricane Ian exacerbated the affordable housing shortage in Florida.
Oct 24, 2022
Tampa Bay Times
As more investments enter disadvantaged communities, it is crucial that local policies stabilize current residents, ensure they benefit from expanded opportunity, and protect them from displacement.
Sep 26, 2022
Policymakers must prioritize improving housing access and affordability for low-income households through immediate and long-term investments.
Aug 22, 2022
Ashfaq Khan, Christian E. Weller, Lily Roberts, 1 More
Federal investments kept millions of Americans in their homes during the pandemic; in the long term, commitment to bold federal housing policy can eliminate housing insecurity for millions while uplifting historically disadvantaged communities.
Jul 7, 2022
American Rescue Plan funding allows state and local governments to invest in employment solutions for their residents, including skills training, career pathways in educational settings, child care, and other basic needs.
Nov 22, 2021
Marina Zhavoronkova, Arohi Pathak
Disproportionately high rates of discrimination in school, housing, and the workforce among young LGBTQI+ individuals negatively affects their well-being.
Nov 10, 2021
Lindsay Mahowald, Edwith Theogene, Han Le, 1 More
Eviction record sealing is key to improving housing security for millions of individuals and families.
Sep 30, 2021
Jaboa Lake, Leni Tupper
The coronavirus crisis has proven that access to basic life amenities is a public health necessity; therefore, legislation should reflect the growing need for housing and health services.
Aug 5, 2021
Valerie Novack, Kelly Moh
In light of new analyses showing that people with disabilities continue to face higher rates of housing insecurity, housing policies must center this community’s needs to ensure a more equitable housing system for all.
May 27, 2021
Jaboa Lake, Valerie Novack, Mia Ives-Rublee
The federal government should enact the following policy recommendations to increase affordable, accessible, and inclusive housing for all—especially people with disabilities.
Apr 23, 2021
Valerie Novack, Adam Ballard, Allie Cannington, 1 More
Policymakers must take long-overdue action to undo intentionally harmful housing policies that discriminate against people with criminal records and perpetuate racial discrimination.
Apr 14, 2021
Hardships disproportionately faced by communities of color are being exacerbated by the pandemic and require an equitable recovery that reconciles past harms while also providing solutions for current and future challenges.
Oct 30, 2020
Permanently terminating the employee payroll tax along the lines President Trump has proposed would empty Social Security’s trust fund by 2026 or earlier.
Aug 12, 2020
Seth Hanlon, Christian E. Weller
Improving regions’ jobs-housing fit—connecting jobs with affordable housing—is essential for working families and for the economy.
Aug 10, 2020
We pursue climate action that meets the crisis’s urgency, creates good-quality jobs, benefits disadvantaged communities, and restores U.S. credibility on the global stage.
We work to strengthen public health systems and improve health care coverage, access, and affordability.
Economic growth must be built on the foundation of a strong and secure middle class so that all Americans benefit from growth.
We apply a racial equity lens in developing and advancing policies that aim to root out entrenched systemic racism to ensure everyone has an opportunity to thrive.
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