Alternative Housing Models to Increase Affordability and Stability

State Rep. Sara Innamorato is hosting a virtual hearing to discuss alternative housing models to increase affordability and stability.

The hearing, of the House Democratic Policy Committee's subcommittee on Progressive Policies for Working People chaired by Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 1

The hearing can be viewed below or on the committee's Facebook page -- @PADemPolicy. 

 

 

 

HEARING DETAILS

Alternative Housing Models to Increase Affordability and Stability

(May 24, 2021)

A virtual hearing no Alternative Housing Models to Increase Affordability and Stability Read more

 

IN THE NEWS 

Fiedler, Innamorato share creative approaches to housing affordability at virtual public hearing

(June 1, 2021)

HARRISBURG, June 1 – State Rep. Sara Innamorato hosted an informative hearing and discussion on how alternative housing models, affordability and stability can help Pennsylvanians build wealth through homeownership. Innamorato was joined by Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler, chair of the Subcommittee on Progressive Policies for Working People, and members of the House Democratic Policy Committee. “Everyone deserves to have a roof over their head. That’s true for families, for children and teens, for adults and for senior citizens,” explained Fiedler. “A big part of ensuring housing stability for everyone, is increasing the amount of housing that’s actually affordable. We can — and must — end the current trauma and stress so many people live with when it comes to housing!” The state of housing markets in a post-COVID-19 world was discussed with Regional Housing Legal Services’ Bob Damewood, staff attorney, and Vanessa Raymond-Garcia, policy analyst. “Our existing housing system has many flaws and leaves too many of our neighbors behind,” Innamorato said. “Many of these flaws became painfully obvious over the last year, when the pandemic put families under tremendous stress and exposed just how broken our social safety net programs are. We need to find solutions to provide more affordable and stable housing for our neighbors and empower our communities to create equity through housing policies and Read more

 

Innamorato, Fiedler to discuss improving housing affordability and stability at Tuesday virtual hearing

(May 28, 2021)

HARRISBURG, May 28 – Alternative housing models to increase affordability and stability will be the focus of a virtual hearing of the Subcommittee on Progressive Policies for Working People hosted by state Rep. Sara Innamorato, D-Allegheny. The hearing will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 1. The media and public are invited to watch online at www.pahouse.com/policy or on the committee’s Facebook page--@PADemPolicy. Media inquiries may be submitted via email to policy@pahouse.net . Innamorato will be joined by Subcommittee Chair Elizabeth Fiedler and members of the House Democratic Policy Committee to discuss innovative approaches to Pennsylvania’s housing needs. Information about this and other House Democratic Policy Committee hearings can be found at www.pahouse.com/policycommittee . Read more

 
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Pennsylvania Must Dramatically Expand Access To Housing, Advocates Say

(June 7, 2021)

State Representative Sara Innamorato, who represents parts of the city of Pittsburgh and nearby communities, organized the hearing. In her opening remarks, she noted that investors across the country see the rental crisis as an opportunity for profit, which further imperils the growing number of Pennsylvanians who struggle to find housing. Read more

 

AGENDA + TESTIMONY - coming soon

Alternative Housing Models to Increase Affordability and Stability- Testimony

(June 1, 2021)

Testimony - Alternative Housing Models to Increase Affordability and Stability hosted by Reps. Fiedler and Innamorato Read more