Full Committee Hearing

Examining Bipartisan Bills to Increase Access to Housing

Date:   Thursday, June 24, 2021 Time:   10:00 AM

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled, “Examining Bipartisan Bills to Increase Access to Housing”. The witnesses will be: The Honorable Lisa Mensah, President and CEO, Opportunity Finance Network; Ms. Nan Roman, President and CEO, National Alliance to End Homelessness; and Mr. Howard Husock, Adjunct Scholar, American Enterprise Institute.

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this briefing. We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, available on the website at http://www.banking.senate.gov.

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Member Statements

  1. Chairman Sherrod Brown (D - Ohio)
  2. Ranking Member Patrick J. Toomey (R - Pennsylvania)


  1. Ms. Lisa Mensah
    CEO and President
    Opportunity Finance Network
  2. Ms. Nan Roman
    CEO and President
    National Alliance to End Homelessness
  3. Mr. Howard Husock
    Adjunct Scholar
    American Enterprise Institute