Today's Spotlight on the Regional Affordable Housing Forum
As Southern Nevada continues to experience rapid growth and development, an alarming concern persists – the scarcity of affordable housing.
As housing costs skyrocket, many residents find themselves grappling with an increasingly unattainable dream of finding a decent and
affordable place to call home. Addressing the urgent needs for affordable housing in Southern Nevada has become a pressing matter
that demands immediate attention and comprehensive solutions.
The consequences of the affordable housing crisis extend beyond individual households. The lack of affordable housing can strain social
services, exacerbate homelessness, and hinder economic development. When families are burdened by high housing costs, they have less
disposable income to spend on local businesses, inhibiting economic growth and job creation. Furthermore, inadequate housing options can
lead to overcrowding and substandard living conditions, jeopardizing public health and safety.
A much needed meeting of the minds and collaborative effort came together on Monday May 8th, 2023 at the Nevada State Museum to dissuss and address the affordable housing
problems in Southern Nevada. Major players including the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority, Department of Housing and Urban Development,
Members of Congress, and a host of Sponsors where there to discuss issues, ideas, and resolutions to meet the challenges that face the community.
to view the recorded video sessions of the Regional Affordable Housing Forum.
SNRHA IT Dept: (June 5, 2023)
Dr. Lawrence Weekly
Hollis J. Gillespie
William McCurdy II
Councilman Cedric Crear
Congressman Steven Horsford
Congresswoman Maxine Waters
Congresswoman Nanette Barragán
Congressman Ted Lieu
Senator Catherine Cortez Masto
Councilman Scott Black