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The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) is dedicated solely to achieving socially just public policy that assures people with the lowest incomes in the United States have affordable and decent homes.

The National Low Income Housing Coalition is dedicated solely to achieving socially just public policy that assures people with the lowest incomes in the United States have affordable and decent homes.

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Statement from National Low Income Housing Coalition President and CEO Diane Yentel on the...

Brock Long has repeatedly failed to address the housing needs of the lowest-income disaster survivors including people with disabilities, seniors, families with children
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Advocacy groups sue St. Johns County Sheriff, Florida Highway Patrol Director for enforcing unconstitutional...

Florida
A group of advocacy organizations and pro bono attorneys are suing St. Johns County Sheriff David B. Shoar and Florida Highway Patrol Director Gene Spaulding on behalf of Peter Vigue, a St. Augustine
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700,000 U.S. Minors are Alone and Without A Home: New Report Addresses Their Rights...

A new report by the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty and National Network for Youth discusses the state laws impacting an estimated 700,000 minors in the U.S. experiencing homelessness

More Than 800 Organizations Call for Increased FEMA Oversight and for Disaster Housing Recovery...

NLIHC and the Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition (DHRC) of more than 800 local, state, and national organizations sent a letter to the congressional leaders of the Senate Homeland
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Statement from National Low Income Housing Coalition President and CEO Diane Yentel on the...

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) houses over 400,000 of New York City’s (NYC) lowest income renters. 1 in every 11 NYC renters lives in public housing. After decades of federal
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Statement from National Low Income Housing Coalition President and CEO Diane Yentel on the...

The shutdown was a disgrace, causing stress and hardship for our country’s lowest-income and most vulnerable people. Over time, we will learn the extent of the longer-term damage
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Housing Leaders Warn of Shutdown’s Impact on Affordable Housing & Communities During National Call

Members of the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding(CHCDF) hosted a national call with over 2,200 registrants yesterday, January 15, about the effects of the partial government shutdown on low-income people and communities and the affordable housing programs that serve them.
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Affordable Housing Leaders Demand End to the Government Shutdown & Passage of Full-Year Spending...

Members of the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding(CHCDF) sent a letter to congressional leaders today calling on them to protect low-income Americans by ending the government shutdown and passing full-year spending bills that provide strong funding for affordable housing and community development programs.
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Statement from National Low Income Housing Coalition President and CEO Diane Yentel on the...

Our nation’s housing crisis continues to reach new heights, most severely impacting millions of the lowest income seniors, people with disabilities, families with children, and other individuals who struggle to pay rent and make ends meet.
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New Report on Preservation & Neighborhood Opportunity in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program

The National Low Income Housing Coalition and the Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation (PAHRC), both leaders in affordable housing research, released a new report today, Balancing Priorities: Preservation and Neighborhood Opportunity in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program Beyond Year 30.

Senator Warren Introduces a Visionary Housing Bill

Tomorrow, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) will introduce an ambitious proposal – the “American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2018” – to help end housing poverty and homelessness in America. The bill directly addresses the underlying cause of the affordable housing crisis – the severe shortage of affordable rental homes for people with the lowest incomes – through a robust investment in the national Housing Trust Fund (HTF).
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First Homes Being Built or Rehabilitated Using New National Housing Trust Fund

The National Low Income Housing Coalition has published “Getting Started: First Homes Being Built with 2016 National Housing Trust Fund Awards”. This interim report profiles the 42 states
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NLIHC’s Response to Court Ruling Allowing FEMA to Move Forward on Evicting Hurricane Maria...

The Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition (DHRC) of more than 700 local, state, and national organizations is disappointed by the U.S. federal district court’s denial of a request for a preliminary injunction to halt FEMA’s eviction of survivors from Hurricane Maria.
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Middle Income Housing Tax Credit Proposal a Misguided and Wasteful Use of Federal Resources

The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) welcomes an elevated discussion and proposed solutions to the nation’s affordable rental housing crisis. While NLIHC is pleased to have Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) prioritizing solutions to the affordable housing crisis
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Statement from National Low Income Housing Coalition President and CEO Diane Yentel — Court...

The federal government, states, and local communities have been required by law since 1968 to work to undo the segregated communities that federal housing policy created in the first place.
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National Low Income Housing Coalition President & CEO Diane Yentel Lauds Senator Booker’s “Housing,...

Senator Booker’s ambitious proposal would go a long way toward alleviating the housing crisis by addressing both the widening gap between incomes and housing costs and issues of restrictive local zoning. The bill expands and targets federal resources to make homes affordable for those with the lowest incomes and greatest needs, while also requiring local governments and the private sector to do better for the middle class.
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Advocates Commend Court for Temporarily Baring FEMA from Evicting Hurricane Survivors, Urge Congress to...

The Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition (DHRC) of more than 700 local, state, and national organizations commends the decision made on July 3 by the U.S. federal court to bar FEMA from evicting nearly 2,000 families displaced by the 2017 disasters until July 23 to allow the court to hear further arguments.
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Court Grants Temporary Injunction to Protect Low Income Disaster Survivors, Now Congress Must Act

The Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition of more than 700 local, state, and national organizations commends the decision made on June 30 by the U.S. federal court to temporarily halt the evictions of nearly 2,000 families displaced by the 2017 disasters and urges Congress to enact longer-term housing solutions to ensure that no survivor faces the increased risk of homelessness.
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FEMA Will Evict More Than 2,000 Hurricane Survivors From Temporary Shelter on June 30

The Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition of more than 700 national, state, and local organizations led by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) strongly condemns FEMA’s decision to end on June 30 its motel program for families displaced by the 2017 disasters, while refusing to activate tried-and-tested longer-term housing solutions like the Disaster Housing Assistance Program (DHAP).
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New Report Answers the Question ‘How Much Do You Have to Earn to Afford...

The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) released its 2018 Out of Reach: The High Cost of Housing report today, revealing that on average a full-time worker in the U.S. must earn $22.10 per hour to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment and $17.90 for a one-bedroom apartment at HUD’s fair market rent (FMR).

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Movember

Hanley Investment Group Raises $30,000­­­ for Movember, Totaling $243,000

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm has raised $29,401 during its annual Movember campaign.

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FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.