CANCELED: We regret to announce that our RLN Thought Leader event featuring NLIHC President and CEO Diane Yentel has been canceled. The event was scheduled for this Thursday, March 12 at 6 p.m.
If you plan to vote in 2020 and care about the future of affordable housing, you can’t afford to miss this event!
To cap off our Winter Series theme “Housing as a National Issue”, NYHC is proud to announce that Diane Yentel will be our featured March Thought Leader. Diane is the President and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, of which NYHC is a state partner. Diane will speak about NLIHC’s work around presidential candidate engagement, analyzing the candidates’ housing platforms as well as their renter-focused voter outreach campaign.
Diane is an affordable housing policy expert with nearly two decades of work on affordable housing and community development. Before rejoining NLIHC (where she previously worked as a policy analyst), Diane was Vice President of Public Policy and Government Affairs at Enterprise Community Partners, where she led federal, state and local policy, research and advocacy programs. Prior to Enterprise, Diane was the director of the Public Housing Management and Occupancy Division at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), where she managed a team overseeing the development and implementation of nationwide public housing policies, procedures, and guidelines. She also worked to advance affordable housing policies with Oxfam America and the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless and served for 3 years as a community development Peace Corps volunteer in Zambia. Diane is frequently quoted in major media outlets, and has testified multiple time before Congress. Diane has a Masters in Social work from the University of Texas at Austin.
Oksana Mironova is a housing policy analyst with the Community Service Society, where she researches and advocates for housing policies that benefit low-income New Yorkers. With housing becoming a key issue in the Democratic presidential primary this year, CSS’s housing policy team analyzed the top candidates’ housing platforms and their potential impact on New York State.
LMHQ 150 Broadway, 20th Floor, New York, NY 10038
March 12th, 6-8pm
Light refreshments will be served.