Legislative Leadership Series

Housing Issues, Homeownership & Access to Capital for AAPIs

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:00 pm EDT

This panel will focus on the American Dream of homeownership, specifically around policy challenges and barriers to access to capital for AAPI communities across the nation. Panelists will discuss trends in AAPI homeownership, and specifically discuss unique housing issues that our community faces. 


Director David Byrd, Minority Business Development Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce


  • Seema Agnani, National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD)
  • Hope Atuel, Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA)
  • Daniel Oliver, National ACE
  • Margarita Satini, Utah Pacific Islander Civic Engagement Coalition

Moderator: Lisa Hasegawa, NeighborWorks America

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