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Week of Oct. 26
In This Issue: Getting Ahead of the Next Housing Downturn The CARES Act Was Supposed to Protect New Jersey Tenants from Eviction. It Didn’t. Also: Jobs ● Industry News ● Resources ● Events ● You Said It ● In Case You Missed It +
Sherrilyn Cabrera, Shelterforce
Taking a closer look at what has happened in the Garden State these last several months could provide guidance on how the CDC’s broader eviction moratorium could be better enforced, and what advocates should be paying attention to. Read Full Article
David Abromowitz, Goulston & Storrs and Andrew Jakabovics, Enterprise Community Partners
Here’s what the federal government should do to grab the opportunity to create affordable housing. Read Full Article
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Industry News

Jacqueline Waggonehas been named president of solutions at Enterprise Community Partners. She currently serves as commissioner and vice chair of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. Prior to joining Enterprise, Waggoner served as vice president of Wells Fargo’s Community Banking Real Estate Group. 

Kaiser Permanente Corporate Office Headquarters has released the COVID-19 Social Health Playbook to provide clinical care teams with actionable strategies and resources to screen patients for social needs and provide referrals to care, including for housing, food insecurity, and more.

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 12 p.m. ET | Facing History to Advance Housing Justice | Join PolicyLink for a webinar with housing advocates working at the local, state, and national levels to discuss new research and policy recommendations for advancing housing justice. Register here.

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 3 p.m. ET | Remaking the Economy: Mutual Aid, 3 City Case Studies | Join NPQ for the latest webinar in their Remaking the Economy series that looks at the past, present, and future of mutual aid. What is it? And how does it connect with broader movements for economic democracy and a solidarity economy? Register here.

Through Oct. 31 | Home Truths: Films about Housing Rights, Displacement, and the Meaning of Home | This online film series, presented in association with Shelterforce, highlights a variety of films that have dramatized the plight of those who wage a daily battle for safe and secure housing, that have unveiled the structural and economic forces that render that struggle so difficult, and that have chronicled the efforts of activists to make change. Learn more here.

Friday, Nov. 6, 12:30 p.m. ET | Under One Roof: Building an Abolitionist Approach to Housing Justice | This webinar jointly sponsored by the Journal of Legislation and Public Policy and the NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, will explore what housing policy, research, and advocacy can learn from abolitionists and, in particular, the scholarship and advocacy that have shaped movements for prison and police abolition. Register here.

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You Said It

Winthrop & Weinstine: #Affordablehousing developer ✓ Nearing year-15 ✓ Signs of a third-party offer ✓ If you can relate to any of these, you’ll want to read @ShelterForces latest article. Via Twitter

Rachel Fee: This is exactly why we need Congress to act! #RentReliefNow Via Twitter

Issac: Fact: all renters are at risk of eviction in most of the country, regardless of income. @Shelterforce shares what it looks like to actually navigate eviction and how hard a *housing advocate* had to fight to stay housed after rightfully withholding rent. Via Twitter

FCH Ministries: How do we combat persistent poverty, promote social connectivity, and increase economic mobility for all? According to this @Shelterforce article: Building more equitable, inclusive mixed-income communities is one strategy. Via Twitter
Executive Director, Building Memphis, Memphis, TN ● Building Memphis seeks an experienced executive with strengths in organizational development, civic engagement, and team leadership to continue and strengthen our work supporting the community development sector.
The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors. Read Full Listing
Initial Executive Director, California Community Land Trust Network, Berkeley, CA ● The California Community Land Trust Network seeks an initial Executive Director to support the organization in its transition from a member and volunteer board-led organization to a fully staffed one while maintaining the collaborative member relationships and member-centric structure. Read Full Listing
Manager/Director of Media Relations & Communications, National Low Income Housing Coalition, Washington, D.C. ● National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) seeks a manager/director of media relations and communications to develop, implement, and manage media and public relations strategies to advance NLIHC’s mission of achieving socially just public policy to ensure . . . Read Full Listing
President, Berkshire Housing, Pittsfield, MA ● Berkshire Housing seeks a President to help further the organization’s vision to improve the quality of life for residents of Berkshire County by increasing affordable housing opportunities, delivering community development programs and projects, and operating a professional management company. Read Full Listing
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