Reflections from the NYATEP Housing: American Dream to Hardship Panel



As a part of the Change Makers Series, NYATEP hosted a panel last week titled “Housing: American Dream to Hardship.” Rebecca Karp, CEO of Karp Strategies, moderated the panel of distinguished housing and planning policy leaders: Laura Buxbaum, SVP of Public Policy and Resource Development at CEI; Denise Scott, Executive Vice President of Programs at LISC; and Clyde Higgs, President & CEO at Atlanta Beltline.


The discussion focused on the importance of interconnected policies for housing, transportation, childcare, health, and job stability. Panelists emphasized the need for a coordinated approach to housing in the context of urban and rural communities where