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PD&R Quarterly Update: Housing First–April 6, 2023

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — On April 6, 2023, HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) will host a virtual PD&R Quarterly Update on Housing First, a service model that addresses homelessness by quickly getting individuals and households experiencing homelessness into housing without any preconditions or barriers. Opening remarks will be provided by Jeff Olivet from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness. The event will feature two panel discussions: the first panel will highlight Housing First activities in Richmond, New Orleans, Houston, and Mississippi, and the second panel will do a deeper dive into the work being done in Seattle, Washington.

Update on U.S. Housing Market Conditions

  • Kevin Kane, Chief Housing Market Analyst, Economic Market Analysis Division, PD&R/HUD

Data Spotlight

  • Veronica Helms Garrison, Analyst, PD&R/HUD

Opening Remarks

  • Jeff Olivet, Executive Director of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH)

Panel: Communities in Action

  • Moderator: Norm Suchar, Director, Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs at HUD
  • Kelly King Horne (she/her), Executive Director, Homeward
  • Martha J. Kegel, Executive Director, UNITY of Greater New Orleans
  • Ana Rausch, Vice President of Program Operations, Coalition for the Homeless of Houston/Harris County
  • Mary Simons, Executive Director and CEO, Open Doors Homeless Coalition

Panel: Housing First in Seattle Panel

  • Moderator: Margaret Salazar, HUD Regional Administrator, Region 10
  • David Canavan, Canavan Associates
  • Marc Dones (they/them), CEO, King County Regional Homelessness Authority
  • Marvin Futrell III (he/him), Director of Policy and Strategy, Washington State Lived Experience Coalition
  • LaMont Green (he/him), Lead Community Organizer/Co-Founder, WA State Lived Experience Coalition, and DEI Director at TAC (Technical Assistance Collaborative)
  • Felicia Salcedo (she/her), Executive Director, We Are In

We hope you can join PD&R for this discussion on Housing First. We also invite you to participate in the event via social media by following @HUDUSERnews. We’ll be tagging our updates with #PDRUpdate.

Register here: https://www.huduser.gov/portal/event/quarterly-update-registration-April-2023.php

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SOURCE HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research

Originally published at https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/pdr-quarterly-update-housing-firstapril-6-2023-301776551.html

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