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Join Evicted Author Matthew Desmond for the Make Room National Campaign Launch

Make Room—in partnership with NLIHC and other national leaders—is launching an exciting national campaign to send 1 million messages to Congress about the critical need to end housing insecurity in America. Through the November elections, national, state, and local organizations will share a common message: our nation is facing a housing affordability crisis of record […]

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Join Evicted Author Matthew Desmond for the Make Room National Campaign Launch

Make Room—in partnership with NLIHC and other national leaders—is launching an exciting national campaign to send 1 million messages to Congress about the critical need to end housing insecurity in America. … [Read More...]

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Republican Platform Addresses Housing Reform

By Sarah Mickelson, NLIHC Director of Public Policy On July 18—the first day of the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland—the party formally adopted its 2016 platform, including several proposals … [Read More...]

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Senate Unanimously Passes H.R. 3700, Bill Now Heads to President Obama’s Desk

Yesterday, the Senate approved H.R. 3700, the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2015, by unanimous consent. A broad coalition of housing advocates-- including NLIHC--have worked to advance … [Read More...]

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CNHED Hosts Discussion Highlighting Intersection of Racial Justice and Community Development

By Madeline McHale, NLIHC Field Intern On Thursday, June 23rd, the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development (CNHED), a NLIHC State Coalition Partner, held their monthly meeting focusing on … [Read More...]

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Seattle Restricts Rent Increases for Dilapidated Rental Properties

  Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant speaks at the June 6 hearing for the “Carl Haglund Law” banning rent increases at substandard apartments. By Isaac Harris, NLIHC Field Intern    The Seattle … [Read More...]

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Broad Coalition tells Congress to Give People with Criminal Records a Fair Chance at Housing

By Christina Libre, NLIHC Policy Intern NLIHC sent a letter this week to Congress to support Representative Maxine Waters’ (D-CA) bold leadership in introducing the Fair Chance at Housing Act of 2016 (H.R. … [Read More...]

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