Webinar Series: Creative Solutions to Landlord Engagement

How to raise funding and work with landlords to house your clients

Engaging landlords is key to any successful housing first strategy. Often one of the most challenging steps to working with landlords involves the creation of a mitigation fund, incentive program, or damage deposit fund. In this two part webinar series, we’ll hear from providers across three different communities who have used very different approaches.

Featured Speakers: 

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  • Katy Miller, USICH
  • Toeney Flowers, JOIN, Portland
  • Michaelann Bradley & Stephanie Willmore, United Way, Provo
  • Emily Cohen, Department of Homelessness & Supportive Housing, San Francisco
  • Dave Lopez, Swords to Plowshares, San Francisco

In this webinar you'll learn:

Part 1: Getting started with a landlord engagement program Oct.5th

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  • Structures for an engagement fund, and how to pick the right one for your community
  • Examples of raising from big funders as well as grassroots approaches
  • Lessons learned from San Francisco, Portland, and Provo

Part 2: Maintaining relationships with landlords Oct. 11th

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  • Maintaining strong communication with landlords to keep your residents housed
  • How to distribute funds equitably across your CoC
  • Setting appropriate policies for drawing down funds