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The Millennial Housing Commission held a number of focus meetings on topics of interest to the Commissioners. During these meetings, a few invited experts shared information and addressed Commissioner questions. Several experts provided statements and / or documentation to support their presentations. This information is made available, by subject area, below.


The MHC held a focus meeting on fair housing issues on Thursday, September 6. Minutes from that meeting, as well as a list of attendees, is available by clicking here.

American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging:

Joseph L. Fox, Sr., National President, Paralyzed Veterans of America:
Housing Assistance Council:
National Alliance to End Homelessness:

National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty:

National Multi Housing Council and National Apartment Association:

john a. powell, Executive Director of the Institute on Race and Poverty, and Marvin J. Sonosky Professor of Law and Public Policy at the University of Minnesota Law School:

United Jewish Communities:

James J. Yagley, M.A.:


Jeffrey Lubell, Director, Policy Development Division, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Development, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development:

Wendell E. Primus, Director of Income Security, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities:


Raymond R. Christman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta:

J. Michael Pitchford, Senior Vice President, Community Development Banking, Bank of America:

Ann Schnare, Housing Consultant


James S. Wagele, Executive Director, Hawaiian Community Assets, and Blossom Feiteira, President, Hui Kako’o Aina Ho’opulapula:


Michael Bodaken, President, National Housing Trust:

David A. Smith, President, Recap Advisors, Inc.:

Charles Wilkins, Principal, The Compass Group:


The agenda for the 7/25/01 Millennial Housing Commission focus meeting on public housing is available by clicking here. Meeting minutes are here (pdf version).

Daniel Anderson, Senior Vice President, Community Development Banking, Bank of America:

Catherine Bishop, Staff Attorney, National Housing Law Project:

Gregory Byrne, Project Director, Public Housing Operating Cost Study:

Kurt Creager, Executive Director, Vancouver Housing Authority:

Wendy Dolber, Managing Director, Tax-Exempt Housing Group, Standard & Poor’s:

Kenneth J. Finlayson, Executive Director, City of Yuma Housing Authority:

Richard C. Gentry, Senior Vice President, Asset Management, National Equity Fund, Inc.:

Norman S. McLoughlin, Executive Director, Kitsap County Consolidated Housing Authority:

David Morton, Director, Reno Housing Authority, and President, Public Housing Authorities Directors Association:

Tim Sciacqua, Executive Director, Tulare County Housing Authority:

Rod Solomon, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Program and Legislative Initiatives, Office of Public and Indian Housing, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development:

Steven Swanger, Director of Tenant Services, Cambridge (MA) Housing Authority:

Walter D. Webdale, President, AHC Inc.:

Ed Williams, President, and Dushaw Hockett, Director, Public Housing Residents National Organizing Campaign:

Sunia Zaterman, Executive Director, Council of Large Public Housing Authorities:


Housing Assistance Council:


Click here to view notes from the meeting.

National Governors Association:


Richard Paul Richman, Chair, The Richman Group, Inc.:

Buzz Roberts, Vice President for Policy, Local Initiatives Support Corporation: