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Senate Interim Study

A study on reducing poverty by increasing home ownership & entrepreneurship opportunities

Subject First Meeting
Time 3:30am
Location Room 535 , State Capitol Building
  1. Welcome

  2. Senator Kevin Matthews
    Welcome and opening comments

  3. Deborah Jenkins and Darrell Beavers, Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency
    State of Oklahoma Access to Attainable/Workforce Housing

  4. Melvin Gilliam, Spirit Bank
    Commercial Lending

  5. Ann Felton Gilliland, Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity
    Josh Cockroft, Oklahoma Realtors Association/Home Ownership Benefits

  6. Nate Webb, Oklahoma Credit Union Association
    Available Financial Resources

  7. Testimony of First Time Buyers

  8. Lee Ann Smith, Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency
    How to Qualify First Time Home Buyers

  9. Mary Dulan, Metro Fair Housing Council
    Disparate Impact Treatment

  10. Mike Means, Oklahoma Home Builders Association
    Barriers to Workforce Housing Ownership

  11. Discussion

  12. Other Business


Senator James Leewright, Chair
Senator Gary Stanislawski, Vice-Chair
Senator Micheal Bergstrom
Senator Stephanie Bice
Senator Michael Brooks
Senator Greg McCortney
Senator Joe Newhouse
Senator Adam Pugh
Senator Wayne Shaw
Senator Joseph Silk
Senator George Young

Studies Requested By

Senator Kevin Matthews

Senate Staff

Nancy Pellow, Legislative Analyst
Chris Turner, Attorney
Mary Savuto, Administrative Assistant

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