Jessie Cassella is a Staff Attorney who is focused on the preservation of existing affordable housing in urban and rural communities nationwide. This work includes ensuring the implementation and enforcement of tenants' rights under the  Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program. In August, Jessie will move to Washington, D.C. to re-open NHLP’s D.C. office, where she will continue to focus on RAD and federal housing preservation, and will help to expand NHLP's role on Capitol Hill and with key federal agencies. In her spare time, Jessie is an avid fan of San Francisco Bay Area sports teams.