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EPA’s Clean Power Plan and Potential Benefits for Affordable Housing
May 12, 2015
This webinar provided attendees with an overview of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan and examined the potential benefits the plan may have for multifamily affordable housing. Speakers discussed the role of utilities and state energy offices, how the plan connects to affordable housing and next steps and resources for navigating the plan at the state level.
About the Presenters
Ethan Handelman, directs NHC’s policy and advocacy agenda focused on advancing federal housing policy to assist low- and moderate-income people, strengthening the nation’s housing finance system, restoring neighborhoods damaged by foreclosures and disinvestment, advocating for housing policy during tax and budgetary reforms, and building stronger communities that coordinate, housing, transportation, health, education and energy policy. Learn more about Ethan’s work on his Staff Page.
Rebekah King is NHC’s Policy Associate. Rebekah works with coalitions and communicates with administration officials and congressional staff on affordable housing policy issues. She writes and produces NHC policy materials including regulatory comments, coalition statements, blog posts, publications and the Washington Wire, NHC’s weekly update to its members. Rebekah leads NHC’s Green Affordable Housing Coalition and supports many of NHC’s working groups; she also represents NHC in a number of coalitions like the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding and the Equity Caucus.
Sandy Fazeli, program director, National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO)
Todd Nedwick, housing & energy efficiency policy director, National Housing Trust
Lauren Ross, senior policy analyst, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE)
Khalil Shahyd, project manager, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)