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RESULTS U.S. Poverty Monthly Policy Forum - Shared screen with speaker view
Betsy Skipp
12:20
We must include homeless
Michael Santos, RESULTS (he/him/his)
16:33
Link here: https://www.housinginitiative.org/universal-voucher.html
Meredith Dodson, RESULTS (she/her)
19:07
As a reminder for RESULTS advocates, Kali Daugherty talked through some of those systemic barriers/needed policy changes for Housing Choice Vouchers during our International Conference -- and again during a great community event organized by RESULTS Wisconsin this week!
Michael Santos, RESULTS (he/him/his)
24:17
Feel free to ask questions here in the chat
Michael Santos, RESULTS (he/him/his)
25:35
SOI = source of income
Michael Santos, RESULTS (he/him/his)
25:42
SAFMR - small area fair market rent
Michael Santos, RESULTS (he/him/his)
26:29
Wanted to share: On impact of Build Back Better plan in advancing racial equity, see this article raising concerns about scaling back would mean for this effort: https://www.politico.com/news/2021/10/18/democrats-biden-poc-build-back-better-516162
Betsy Skipp
27:56
We need to get our local government/ commissioners to buy information
Eugene Martin
28:45
What level of awareness of universal vouchers exists in the current US Congress (ie. who in Congress is working towards this goal at present ?)
Ken Patterson (he/him)
29:09
How much would universal vouchers cost?
Michael Santos, RESULTS (he/him/his)
29:42
The bill is called Ending Homelessness Act of 2021
Lynne Patalano
29:51
Is there research on the economic benefits to landlords/community more broadly if these vouchers were more widely available?
Meredith Dodson, RESULTS (she/her)
31:25
As a reminder, Presidential Candidate Biden also proposed universal vouchers -- though not on the table in recovery/Build Back Better proposals.
JOHN HARSHFIELD
35:20
Why isn't AMI used to adjust all federal direct monetary assistance programs - I've heard this is too complicated, but what I see here, it's already been figured out.
Meredith Dodson, RESULTS (she/her)
36:20
Thank you!
Jos Linn, RESULTS (he/him)
36:28
Thank you, Professor!
Kathleen Duncan
36:30
Thank You Professor.
Ken Patterson (he/him)
36:32
Thank you very much Dr. Reina
Vincent Reina
36:42
My pleasure, thank you for having me!
Bernadine Williams
36:52
THANK YOU
Meredith Dodson, RESULTS (she/her)
41:07
here is that blogpost: https://results.org/blog/the-latest-from-capitol-hill-on-recovery-package/ -- we'll be posting an update tomorrow similar to what we are talking through this evening
Rhonda Belt Rhea
43:33
The shame of the proposed reductions is that it is not necessary in terms of funding. There is plenty of available money. It's about priorities. Thank you for the update.
Meredith Dodson, RESULTS (she/her)
43:55
110% Rhonda!
Meredith Dodson, RESULTS (she/her)
44:25
Here is a tracker if you need to confirm if your senators or representative signed on: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Yh2WErLzjjKVSPqINqrX-oWGUS3vzJ9OPRCb7y146_4/edit
Meredith Dodson, RESULTS (she/her)
45:12
here are Michael's remarks: https://results.org/blog/reflections-from-a-housing-legal-aid-attorney-on-how-critical-the-housing-investments-are-in-the-recovery-package/. Also posted a link to the video on the RESULTS Volunteers Facebook page
Betsy Skipp
45:35
Congratulations Michael
Ken Patterson (he/him)
46:33
It was fabulous work you all did. You were responsible for a huge number of signers, particularly on the House letter!
Bernadine Williams
46:36
Right
Michael Santos, RESULTS (he/him/his)
46:57
It may feel like we're going upstream, but your advocacy is working!!
Jos Linn, RESULTS (he/him)
47:31
You are the salmon of the advocacy world!
Ken Patterson (he/him)
49:41
is full refundability for the CTC in the bill currently?
Ken Patterson (he/him)
50:08
yay
Betsy Skipp
52:53
Never give up the good fight
Lynne Patalano
54:23
Will these slides be available for us to see tomorrow?
Jos Linn, RESULTS (he/him)
54:43
Lynne, yes.
Jos Linn, RESULTS (he/him)
55:20
On this page, along with the recording: https://results.org/volunteers/policy-forums
Bernadine Williams
55:56
THANK YOU, Michael and Meredith
Ken Patterson (he/him)
56:00
thanks much for a great webinar
Leslye Heilig
56:05
Thanks to both of you
Lynne Patalano
56:13
Thank you!!!