Online Program

New Developments in Civil Rights and Federal Housing Policy - Implications for Heatlh

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 9:15 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.

Philip Tegeler, JD, Poverty & Race Action Council, Washington, DC
My presentation will introduce the audience to the recent landmark Supreme Court fair housing decision in Inclusive Communities Project v Texas, and the subsequent release by HUD of the final “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing” rule – in relation to recent evidenced on health outcomes of housing mobility and desegregation remedies.  I will also briefly discuss a recent report that I co-authored that applies a pay-for-success model to a basic housing mobility program, designed to generate measurable health care system savings over a 6-7 year period.

Learning Areas:

Diversity and culture
Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the following: Encourage audience to explore interest in housing mobility as a health intervention in their own jurisdictions; familiarize audience with important new HUD rule and opportunities for local community engagement by public health professionals around the rule.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Philip Tegeler is the Executive Director of Poverty & Race Research Action Council. PRRAC’s mission is to promote research-based advocacy on structural inequality issues. He has written extensively on the application of civil rights law to federal housing and education policy. Mr. Tegeler has also worked as a civil rights litigator with Connecticut ACLU and was a member of the clinical faculty at UConn School of Law. He is a graduate of Columbia Law School.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.

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