In December 2023 John was invited to present on Overcoming Medicaid Barriers to Improving Homeless Health Outcomes to researchers with the University of Massachusetts Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences and their colleagues. The meeting included a wide-ranging and rich discussion about the researchers’ work supporting Massachusetts Medicaid’s risk adjustment efforts to improve health outcomes for people living homeless with significant behavioral health challenges.
In 2022 the City of Dallas, Texas asked John Gilvar, Christine Campbell, and Michele Williams to help it develop a radically new affordable housing policy framework. The City wanted the new policy to acknowledge that increasing racial equity is integral to improving affordability for the entire community. The resulting new framework, known as Dallas Housing Policy 2033, was adopted by the Dallas City Council on April 12, 2023.