Empowering You Newsletter

Empowering You Newsletter | June 2019

The major take-away for me from the 2019 Legislative Session is the importance of working in coalition with others for evidence-based public policies.
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The National Low Income Housing Coalition’s newly released report, The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes 2019, finds a housing shortage of nearly seven million affordable and available rental homes for our nation’s extremely low-income renter households. In the state of Missouri, we are about 199,000 units short of meeting the need for affordable and accessible...
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[featured][featured_person name=”Justin Goddard” image=”/uploads/2018/08/j_godard.png” description=”Justin will bring us up to date on developments with the Fiscal Year 2019 Transportation and Urban Development (THUD) budget, the introduction of the Housing, Opportunity, Mobility, and Equity (HOME) Act and other recent hot topics related to housing and homelessness in our nation’s capital.” organization-logo=”/uploads/2018/08/NLIHC-logo.png” ][featured_person name=”Laura Barrett” image=”/uploads/2018/08/laurabarrett.jpeg” description=”Laura...
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[featured_person name=”Jeff Smith” title=”Executive Director” image=”/uploads/2018/08/Jeff-Smith.jpg”] Former Missouri state senator Jeff Smith, Executive Director of the Missouri Workforce Housing Association (MOWHA). MOWHA fights to preserve and strengthen Missouri affordable housing programs, and Smith will share some of the successful strategies being used by this 175-organization coalition. In addition to his work at MOWHA, Smith is...
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