Sep. 20, 2022

WHAT: Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), chairwoman of the House Urban Affairs Committee, will host a policy hearing to receive testimony on Northeastern Pennsylvania, and other areas of the Commonwealth, which continue to experience a limited market for attainable and affordable housing.

WHO: Brown, members of the committee and the following testifiers: Andrew Haines, Pennsylvania Developers Council/Gatesburg Road Development chair; William Clauss, chair of legislative committee, Pennsylvania Association of Realtors; Melissa Grover, director of government affairs, Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency; Aaron Zappia, senior government relations manager, Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania; Tom Campbell, director of housing initiatives, Pocono Mountain United Way; Chris Barrett, president/CEO, Pocono Mountain Visitor Bureau; Linda Kauffman, executive director, Housing Authority of Monroe County; Linda Kauffman, executive director, Housing Authority of Monroe County; Ed Kaminski, director of quality living, Landis Communities; Claude Hicks, senior vice president of real estate development, HDC Mid-Atlantic; and Malynda Hivner, vice president of development, Presbyterian Senior Living.

WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 21, 9 a.m.

WHERE: Room 205 Ryan Office Building.

LIVESTREAMING: Barring any technical difficulties the hearing will be livestreamed at and

Media contact: Katie Park, 717.885.3846,