Fall 2021

A Rundown of Federal and State Funding and Legislation


Housing Policy Forum Series Fall 2021We kicked off the first quarterly forum of the Housing Policy Forum Series with a rundown of the challenges, opportunities, and trends in current federal and state housing legislation in Southern California. Get ahead of the curve in understanding how to leverage recent changes in state laws and funding sources to meet local and regional housing needs.

Held on Nov. 1, 2021
Agenda Nov 2021 SCAG Housing Policy Forum

Watch Forum

This virtual forum offered an opportunity for participants to get the inside view on federal housing legislation during a special panel conversation with policy leaders as they discussed where we are now, what it means, and what is to come.

Jennifer LeSar Ann Oliva Mike Kingsella
Jennifer LeSar, Moderator
Founder & CEO, Global Policy Leadership Academy and LeSar Development Consultants
Ann Oliva
Vice President for Housing Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Mike Kingsella
Executive Director, Up for Growth

The event featured a review of current state legislation, policy trends, and a forecast of issues to watch in 2022. Forum participants had the opportunity to:

  • Learn how federal housing legislation aligns with state and regional goals to meet housing needs.
  • Discuss key themes and current trends in state housing policies and potential impacts.
  • Engage with interactive tools to provide input on housing policy priorities.


Get Involved



If you have questions about the Housing Policy Forum Series, please contact:

Alisha James
(213) 236-1884