Code 53 tackles rent control and asks why a failed policy proven to reduce housing supply and negatively impact the low-income households it aims to support, continues to proliferate in state houses and city halls across the country. NMHC's Vice President of Advocacy and Strategic Communications, Jim Lapides, joins hosts Alison Johnson and Kevin Cameron for a vital discussion about rent control and how we got here.
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Vice President, Advocacy & Strategic Communications, NMHC
Jim Lapides is Vice President of Advocacy and Strategic Communications, where he leads award-winning, multidisciplinary initiatives that advance the multifamily industry and its issues in Washington, DC and around the country. He is also responsible for the Council’s nationwide efforts on rent control and serves as a spokesperson for the industry.
Before joining NMHC, he held positions at the American Society of Landscape Architects and the National Association of Home Builders, and worked with Department of Defense, the Department of Transportation and AARP while at FleishmanHillard. He holds a B.A. from Denison University and a M.A. from Johns Hopkins University.
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