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Mayor Bowser to Lead National Dialogue on Affordable and Workforce Housing

Sunday, March 10, 2019

(Washington, DC) – On Monday, March 11, at 10:15 am, Mayor Bowser will kick off the National League of Cities (NLC) Congressional City Conference, promoting federal partnerships to improve infrastructure and housing affordability across the country. During this conference, Mayor Bowser will convene the National League of Cities housing taskforce, which she chairs. Discussions will focus on strategies to ensure that every American has access to safe, affordable and stable housing options.

The Mayor will also lead discussions on framing the aspirations of city leaders on their ideal housing solutions and what federal resources, reforms and supports would be most helpful to cities. The work of the taskforce will be memorialized in a report to be presented at the NLC Summer 2019 Leadership Meeting.

Media are invited to cover introductory remarks at the start of the conference. Mayor Bowser and NLC Leadership will address members of the press once the introductory remarks have concluded.

Monday, March 11, at 10:15 am

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, NLC President 
Clarence Anthony, NLC Executive Director
Mayor Marty Walsh, Boston, MA
NLC Housing Task Force Members

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Marriott Ballroom
2660 Woodley Road, NW
*Closest Metro Station: Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan Station*

All reporters and other media interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. To view the event online, visit or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).