How Philanthropy Can Help Avoid A Tsunami of Evictions

When: 
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am EDT
Where: 
Virtual Meeting - Register by 4/26
Members of PNY & Partner Orgs: 
$0.00
Non-Members: 
$150.00
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One year into the pandemic, many renters find themselves unable to pay the rent that will be due once the New York state eviction moratorium expires on May 1st. A recent report estimates that New York City renters owe more than $1 billion in unpaid rent. As with the health impact of the pandemic, the economic impact of the pandemic has been disproportionally felt by low-income communities and BIPOC households. Experts are warning that we need to prepare for a tsunami of housing insecurity in this country and in our city. However, unlike some disasters, this is one we can see coming and have the chance to get ahead of. The scale of resources needed to address this crisis can only come from government, but there are key areas in which philanthropy can play a significant role, including supporting advocacy for government action. 
 
Join us for a discussion on what the data tells us and what the philanthropic sector can do to support our communities through this crisis, including specific programs that exist to support those seeking assistance. Funders will also share how they invest in eviction prevention efforts and what impact their philanthropic dollars have had. 

Explore

  • The latest data on the eviction crisis, in the context of the larger housing and homelessness crisis 
  • Solutions for eviction prevention to date and where philanthropy has played – and can continue to play – a role
  • Opportunities to advance policy solutions to the looming eviction crisis with the city, the state and the new Congress and Presidential administration 
  • How to ensure an equitable recovery when it comes to housing, by centering the needs of communities of color
  • Why this should matter to many funders when housing (and eviction and homelessness) determines educational, economic, and health outcomes 

Speakers

Designed for

All interested funders in grantmaking roles. What to expect: Presentation followed by group discussion.

Registration

10:00 - 11:30 AM Program 

Registration is required by April 26th. Registrants will receive the webinar link a day prior to the program. 

Members: To register yourself and/or a colleague at your organization, please log in and click the Register Now link above. (no fee)

Guests of Collaborators: Please email register@philanthropynewyork.org with your name, title, organizational affiliation, business mailing address, and phone number. Please indicate by which organizer you were invited. (no fee) 

Non-Member Funders: Please email register@philanthropynewyork.org ($150 fee).

Please note: To ensure fairness among our members, we reserve the right to limit the number of attendees per organization for select professional development programs.

Please email register@philanthropynewyork.org with any questions.

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