The Tenant Crisis:
What's Going On and What You Can Do
Sunday, April 24, 2-3:30 PM

Watch the video recording of the Tenant Crisis Forum:

Hosted by Nora Neighborhood Ambassadors and Patchwork Indy

Read Rev. Chris Henry's article No More "Playing Church" to learn about why the church is concerned with these issues.

As neighbors desiring fair and just housing, we’ll hear from local stakeholders who know the realities of tenants and landlords to learn how we can make Indiana a better place to live.

Come learn about issues affecting our neighbors including:

  • Tenant Rights
  • Evictions in Indiana
  • Affordable Housing
  • Next Steps

Speakers will present details about what tenants in Indiana face and discuss how you can help be part of the solution:

  • Welcome and prayer - Rev. Chris Henry, Second Presbyterian Church
  • Moderators - Claire Holba, Director of Patchwork Indy, and Bruce Garrison, Board Member of Patchwork Indy
  • Speakers:
    • Amy Nelson, Director of Fair Housing of Central Indiana, speaking on tenant rights
    • Andy Beck, Program Manager for the Tenant Advocate Program, speaking on affordable housing and community land trusts
  • Panel Discussion:
    • Ko Lyn Cheang, Indianapolis Star reporter
    • Fady Qaddoura, Indiana State Senator
    • Dee Ross, east side advocate with The Ross Foundation
  • Closing remarks and next steps - Andrew Bradley, Policy director for Prosperity Indiana