Housing and the 2019 Legislative Landscape

APA Nevada Chapter


Wednesday, July 17, 2019
10:30 a.m. - noon PDT

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The Nevada Housing Coalition and the Southern Section of the Nevada Chapter of the American Planning Association will discuss recent trends on national housing policy, legislative issues and topics discussed at the 2019 Nevada Legislative session, recent changes affecting housing in Nevada, and what to expect with respect to new housing policy at both the national and state levels.

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Mike Shohet

Michael Shohet joined Nevada HAND in 2017 as Executive Vice President, leading its real estate development efforts. He is responsible for sourcing and executing new development projects. Mike has 20 years of experience in real estate development, construction, engineering, and project management. Prior to joining Nevada HAND, he was a ... Read More

Julia Ratti

Senator Julia Ratti (D-Sparks) was appointed to the Nevada Senate in District 13 and most recently helped lead the charge on bringing affordable housing bills to the Senate floor, including five bills developed by the Interim Committee to Study Affordable Housing. Read More

Denise Lopez

Denise Lopez is the State Director for Faith in Action NV, a non-profit that addresses social justice issues in Northern Nevada. Denise has fought for greater access to health services, advocated for survivors of assault and mentored underprivileged students. In the past legislative session, she worked to pass economic justice ... Read More

Brooke Schipporeit

Brooke Schipporeit is the Housing Advocacy organizer for the National Low Income Housing Coalition. Brooke worked with the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania and as Philadelphia's Regional Housing Coordinator for the Self-Determination Housing Project of Pennsylvania prior to joining the Coalition. Read More

Contact Info

Marco Velotta, mvelotta@lasvegasnevada.gov