BPC’s Housing Commission Sounds Promising…
Posted by Matthew Brian Hersh on December 22, 2011
The DC-based think tank Bipartisan Policy Center announced the full member roster of its housing commission last week. The announcement comes two months after former HUD secretaries Henry Cisneros and Mel Martinez, and former senators Kit Bond and George Mitchell were named to lead the commission.
The commission, designed to address the future of housing policy, is supported by a grant from the John D and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and is slated to host a series of regional forums throughout 2012. We’ll check in with progress and feedback as the commission’s work progresses.
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Matthew Brian Hersh proudly served as senior editor at Shelterforce from March 2008 to October 2012. He studied English at Rutgers University and has spent his professional career in journalism, policy, and politics. He displays many of the trappings of a New Jersey sports fan: dispirited Mets fan, former Nets fan before they left the state, and normally satisfied Giants fan. Hersh lives in Highland Park, NJ with his wife and two children.