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Bimonthly affordable housing advocates legislative and COVID 19 updates - Shared screen with speaker view
Housing Alliance
00:37
Hello everybody!!!
Rachael Myers
02:23
Agenda:
Rachael Myers
02:25
1:00 Welcome and Introduction – Rachael Myers, Housing Alliance1:05 Commerce update: Tedd Kelleher1:15 Federal update (National Low Income Housing Coalition - invited)1:25 Foreclosure prevention: Shaun Scott, Statewide Poverty Action Network1:30 TANF legislation: Lianna Kressin, Statewide Poverty Action Network1:35 Progressive Revenue: Emily Parzybok, Balance Our Tax Code Coalition1:45 Voting justice legislation: Roxana Gomez, Lobbyist with ACLU/ member of Washington Voter Justice Coalition1:50 State legislative update – Michele Thomas, Housing Alliance
John Alder
02:55
no
Teresa Clark (she/her), Housing Alliance
03:54
Hi doggo!
Shaun Scott
03:58
The Dogs For Housing Justice interest group is very vocal today.
Jamala Nadra, WLIHA, (They/Them)
04:44
LOL ^^!!
Belinda Springer She Her Sea Tac 33rd RAP lead.
09:10
10% Karen K says, is it still that low with rents being owed?
Maureen Howard
10:21
Welcome Rep. Mari Leavitt
Kerri Hill
12:53
Did WA get a smaller $ allocation with smaller %??
Housing Alliance
14:06
Hi Rep. Leavitt! Thanks for joining
Sarah Saadian
14:35
Here's NLIHC's factsheet on the housing provisions in the COVID-19 Relief bill: https://nlihc.org/sites/default/files/COVID-Relief-Budget_Reconciliation.pdf
Belinda Springer She Her Sea Tac 33rd RAP lead.
16:36
DV, and a death threat,
korbie jorgensen Haley
17:50
Could you expand on the resources for RD 515 and 514/516 rental assistance?
Matthew Davis
18:13
I confused about how HOME can be used for ESG activities like emergency shelter operations
Maureen Howard
19:30
Where can we get details on use of the Homeless Assistance? Can we use for tiny houses, for setting up rv parks, ???
Will Toaspern
19:35
Is the housing counseling money only available for organizations that are part of the Neighborworks Network?
Samatha Anderson
19:43
unaccompanied youth?
Lianna Kressin (she/her)
20:32
Do you know how will the Child Tax Credit impact mixed status households?
46th-Mike Dee-LFP Citizen's Commission
23:35
Housing First with Wrap-Around Support
Will Toaspern
24:16
Thanks for the info, Sarah!
Samatha Anderson
24:32
funding for them in general
Maureen Howard
25:43
What about the education money - homeless children in the bill
Lianna Kressin (she/her)
26:12
Thanks Sarah!
Maureen Howard
26:37
Which national org takes the lead on EIP?
46th-Mike Dee-LFP Citizen's Commission
27:43
thanks
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
28:49
Thank you so much, Sarah!!!
Rachael Myers
29:13
https://nlihc.org/membership
Mindy Woods
29:41
Thank you, Sarah! Yes, please join the NLIHC!
J Peter Shapiro
30:40
Congratulations and thanks to Rachael and Mindy !
Mindy Woods
30:57
Thank you, Peter!
Belinda Springer She Her Sea Tac 33rd RAP lead.
31:57
ESHB 1108?
Kerri Hill
35:46
Any provisions for elders who have had to take on reverse mortgages?
Michele T, she/her, Housing Alliance
37:56
Just signed in PRO on HB 1410! Everyone can do so also!
Shaun Scott
38:55
HB 1410 — the bill that would reduce property tax delinquency fees — is being heard in Senate Ways & Means Committee on Monday at 4PM. Sign up to testify here!: https://app.leg.wa.gov/csiremote/senate
Michele T, she/her, Housing Alliance
39:19
https://app.leg.wa.gov/CSIRemote/Testimony/Form?chamber=Senate&meetingFamilyId=28843&agendaItemFamilyId=141584&remoteLocationId=50&testify=False
Michele T, she/her, Housing Alliance
41:16
And here is the link to sign in PRO on 5214! https://app.leg.wa.gov/CSIRemote/Testimony/Form?chamber=House&meetingFamilyId=28798&agendaItemFamilyId=141309&remoteLocationId=52&testify=False
Lianna Kressin (she/her)
42:03
Letter to lawmakers to ask for 15% TANF increase to be included in the budget: http://bit.ly/IncreaseTANF2021TANF story collection tool: https://forms.gle/tSzVHrA9pUjNVLsL9
Lianna Kressin (she/her)
42:13
Lianna’s contact from Poverty Action: lianna@povertyaction.org
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
43:03
Thanks so much for this information and for your work, Shaun and Lianna!
Jamala Nadra, WLIHA, (They/Them)
43:15
THIS ^^
Will Toaspern
43:15
Woo Poverty Action!!
Lianna Kressin (she/her)
43:16
Thanks for having us here!
Mindy Woods
44:43
Tara is AMAZING!
Roxana Gomez
49:09
https://www.freethevotewa.org
Roxana Gomez
49:18
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/10kUsPcoIl105X9SWdpEj1AidNwy-4UXw
Roxana Gomez
49:44
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1UMY817EYsGxqwsXGW0CLjWpJmop32DD_3OsyG40vJbE/edit
Roxana Gomez
51:16
HB 1078
Roxana Gomez
51:20
rgomez@aclu-wa.org
John Alder
51:42
what is the status of hr1236 /1277/sb5160
John Stovall, he/him, Housing Alliance
51:58
Coming up soon, John ;)
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
52:34
Thank you for coming on, Roxana!
John Alder
52:40
what is the status of hr1236/1277/sb5160?
John Stovall, he/him, Housing Alliance
01:00:31
Email your Senator today about HB 1236! https://housingalliance.salsalabs.org/justcause2
John Stovall, he/him, Housing Alliance
01:01:01
^^ Gotta keep that one moving
Mindy Woods
01:01:20
Done!
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
01:04:49
Your advocacy has made a huge difference!! Let’s keep going!
John Stovall, he/him, Housing Alliance
01:05:07
YEAH! Shoutout to Rep. Macri!!!
John Stovall, he/him, Housing Alliance
01:06:59
Sign in Pro on SB 5160! https://app.leg.wa.gov/CSIRemote/Testimony/Form?chamber=House&meetingFamilyId=28797&agendaItemFamilyId=141307&remoteLocationId=52&testify=False
John Stovall, he/him, Housing Alliance
01:07:33
Please go ahead and sign in now while you’ve got the time :)
Mindy Woods
01:07:51
Signed!
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
01:07:59
Yay Mindy!!
Sarah Cohn
01:08:13
Signed!
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
01:08:17
Who else is signing on?
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
01:08:22
Awesome Sarah!
Will Toaspern
01:08:39
Signed!
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
01:08:51
Thanks Will!!
Belinda Springer She Her Sea Tac 33rd RAP lead.
01:09:00
1236,5160, 1410, ETC DONE.
Samatha Anderson
01:09:08
:)
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
01:09:11
Awesome Belinda!
Rob Huff - MDC (he/him)
01:09:58
Done!
Belinda Springer She Her Sea Tac 33rd RAP lead.
01:10:03
Wat about ESHB 1108?
John Stovall, he/him, Housing Alliance
01:10:13
Sign in Pro on HB 1277 (rental assistance!) https://app.leg.wa.gov/CSIRemote/Testimony/Form?chamber=House&meetingFamilyId=28822&agendaItemFamilyId=141533&remoteLocationId=52&testify=False
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
01:10:26
Thanks Rob! Please pass it on!
Galina Volchkova
01:10:59
Thank you so much, Michelle, for raising awareness in our communities about these important bills to prevent and significantly decrease homelessness!!!
Belinda Springer She Her Sea Tac 33rd RAP lead.
01:11:01
Done
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
01:11:17
Great Belinda!
Mindy Woods
01:11:33
Done
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
01:11:48
Thanks Mindy!
Belinda Springer She Her Sea Tac 33rd RAP lead.
01:12:40
We need to end this lottery of who gets a job, and who doesn't.
Belinda Springer She Her Sea Tac 33rd RAP lead.
01:12:56
The lottery holds people down.
Colin Messke
01:12:59
Are there estimated vote counts for HB1236, SB5160, and HB1277? Or will it be party line votes?
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
01:13:46
Thanks for sharing Dominique’s story. According to the latest Pulse Census data: At least 364,459 (29%) of people who are caught up are using credit cards, savings, selling assets, or borrowing from friends/family to meet spending needs.
John Stovall, he/him, Housing Alliance
01:13:54
Colin, we don’t know yet. We need to work in every district to ensure our lawmakers vote yes on the bill. Can never take a vote for granted!
J Peter Shapiro
01:14:00
We’ve got a great sign-in mechanism going !!
Teresa Clark (she/her), Housing Alliance
01:14:26
Yes, love getting all the links to sign in!
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
01:14:42
Thanks for all of your advocacy Peter!
J Peter Shapiro
01:14:53
Yay Michele
Will Toaspern
01:14:58
+1 on getting the links! Would love a summary email with those links to make sure I can get my org. signed on to everything as well
Josephine Tamayo Murray
01:15:04
Michele, you are awesome!
Will Toaspern
01:15:06
If possible! Thanks for all your advocacy!!!
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
01:15:12
You’ll be getting it Will!
Mindy Woods
01:15:13
Thank you for all you AMAZING work, Michele!
Lianna Kressin (she/her)
01:15:17
Thank you Michele!!
Will Toaspern
01:15:18
Thanks Caroline!
Liz Mills, Eastside Human Services Forum
01:15:20
So grateful for your leadership, Michele!
Rob Huff - MDC (he/him)
01:15:40
Any last news on extending the eviction moratorium?
Will Toaspern
01:15:42
Any news on an extension of the eviction moratorumm?
Will Toaspern
01:15:47
Rob reading my mind
Dick Hatterman
01:15:50
Does it help to message Senators/House that are out of our district?
Tom Iberle
01:16:04
Anyone have any sense of a possible Eviction Moratorium extension??
Ishbel Dickens
01:16:22
Awesome work Michele, John,et al!
NAJJA E. BROWN
01:17:07
Thank you everyone! Great updates and information. Have a great weekend!
Tanna Hitchcock
01:17:07
How can we get more information about the tax reform that Emily was going to speak on?
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
01:17:26
Please look out for our action on the moratorium!
J Peter Shapiro
01:17:44
If you take action on Monday, I’ll consider it a birthday present !
John Stovall, he/him, Housing Alliance
01:17:46
Tanna, I’d encourage you to get connected with the Balance Our Tax Code Coalition! https://www.balanceourtaxcode.com/
Tanna Hitchcock
01:17:56
Thank you John.
Rachael Myers
01:18:02
HBD Peter!
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
01:18:23
Happy Birthday Peter!
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
01:18:38
Love that birthday challenge!
Lindsey Schromen-Wawrin
01:19:06
Why does the landlord lobby think landlords will recover past due rent from evicted tenants?
Teresa Clark (she/her), Housing Alliance
01:19:21
Happy early birthday Peter!
Mindy Woods
01:19:39
Happy birthday, Peter
J Peter Shapiro
01:19:46
Smile !
Belinda Springer She Her Sea Tac 33rd RAP lead.
01:19:49
Tukwila needs a lead I have been filling in
Caroline Lopez (she/they) Housing Alliance
01:19:51
Thanks everyone!!