HUD sponsored

Facing Eviction with Facts, Not Fear Webinar


October 15, 2020 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT



HUD's Faith and Opportunity Initiative Office and Office of Housing Counseling hosted an innovative webinar where participants learned how to help residents in their communities facing eviction. Panelists from the real estate industry, faith-based organizations, and HUD's Office of Housing Counseling shared practical information on what you and your organization can do to assist these hurting families and individuals.

Panelists included:

  • Claas Ehlers, CEO, Family Promise
  • Charles Tassell, COO, National Real Estate Investors Association
  • Laura Felts, Executive Director, United Tenants of Albany; Affiliate, Catholic Charities USA
  • Jerrold Mayer, Director, HUD Office of Housing Counseling

Learning Objectives


  • Learned about practical strategies and innovative approaches to respond to the crisis of eviction from faith and community organizations, industry representatives, and HUD leaders active in this space
  • Learned how to build their organization's capacity to help those facing eviction, including recognizing untapped potential within their community and actively partnering with other faith-based organizations, housing counseling agencies, and landlords in their area to more effectively help those in need

Who Should Attend

This webinar was intended for:

  • Faith and community organizations whose members are facing eviction or may face eviction in the future
  • Individuals and families facing eviction or concerned about future eviction or housing instability
  • Housing counseling agencies and their partners
  • Organizations working to decrease housing instability in their communities

Please note that this event was not for press purposes.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

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