This is an archived session from 2020.

Affordable housing shortages existed for renters in every state in the country before the pandemic. Now millions of renters are estimated to be at risk of eviction in the coming months due to exacerbated challenges from COVID-19. Hear from leaders across the country on how to implement housing and eviction support programs, and learn how you can assist your community with advocacy surrounding rental assistance, support services that keep pets with their families, and temporary foster efforts.


  • Kim Alboum
  • Amanda Arrington | Senior Director, Pets for Life, the Humane Society of the United States
  • Gabrielle Chapman | Senior Analyst, Social Justice, Pets for Life, The Humane Society of the United States
  • Sloane Hawes | Research Associate, Institute for Human-Animal Connection, University of Denver
  • Lauren Loney | Texas State Director, The Humane Society of the United States
  • Cole Thaler | Co-director, Safe & Stable Homes Project


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