In this episode, Mindy Price converses with Jim Wilson, Ph.D., Director of Political Affairs, NAA. Jim talks at a personal level about what drew him to a career in political affairs and why he is so passionate about it.
"If you are in multifamily, you are in politics. So, if you are not at the table with policymakers, you sometimes find yourself on the menu."
Listen to this podcast to learn how COVID-19 is shaping laws in the multifamily industry, and what can you do to stay involved and ensure that your voice is heard as policies are drafted during these unprecedented times. Jim gave an insight into the impact of the Cares ACT, CDC's Eviction Moratorium, and the work-in-progress COVID-19 Relief Bill and their effect on the multifamily industry's health.
Jim spoke about the role NAA is playing as the leading trade association in the policy dialogue with lawmakers. Know all about the resources NAA has made available such as the Advocacy 365 Action Center, to help you influence this dialogue.
Gather tips on how you can make yourself into a resource and a credible partner for your elected official at the local level.
Priyanka Agarwal is a public relations expert with over two decades of experience in the field. In her current role, Priyanka serves as the public relations consultant for J Turner Research. She specializes in online reputation management, corporate content creation, and strategic PR planning. She is a contributory author for NAA, Multifamily Insider, and PR Daily. Priyanka holds a master’s degree in public relations from the Jack J. Valenti School of Communications, University of Houston.