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The Impact of COVID-19 on Housing & Our Advocacy Response
The housing crisis, like so many other issues, is being amplified by COVID-19. Joining Forces has identified what we believe are the key actions to make the greatest impact, and the actions we can take together to accelerate those actions.
Learn more here.

What Local Agencies Are Doing to Help with Housing during COVID
At its April meeting, Connections discussed what local agencies that support those with housing needs are doing in response to COVID-19. Learn more here.

Must-Reads
These articles are so good and so pertinent that we're highlighting them here. Get a cup of whatever you drink, and find a quiet place to read them both, from beginning to end. They're worth the time!

Choosing Affordable Housing
Joining Forces is starting off 2020 with a bang. Read our guest essays in the Evanston RoundTable:
  1. Let's Make Affordable Housing a Real Priority
  2. Affordable Housing in Every Ward
  3. Moving Forward with Age-Friendly Housing
  4. Affordable Housing, Equity, & Reparations
  5. Choose Affordable Housing!
Also check the video and write-up of Joining Forces' comments (and song) at the January 21 Evanston City Council meeting focused on affordable housing.