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How Metro Raised $652.8 Million in a 2018 Affordable Housing Bond Measure

NLIHC received over 16 nominations for the 2019 Organizing Awards.

We are highlighting one nominee–Metro (greater Portland’s regional government)–for successfully placing an affordable housing bond measure on the 2018 ballot.

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How Metro Raised $652.8 Million in a 2018 Affordable Housing Bond Measure

By Jes Larson, Metro Regional Affairs Manager Nearly every community in greater Portland has been facing unprecedented increases in housing costs, housing insecurity, and displacement in recent years. To … [Read More...]

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance: Good Housing is Needed for Good Health

By Emily Walsh community outreach director for the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance According to The National Center for Health in Public Housing, over 2 million residents live in public housing across the … [Read More...]

Disaster Housing Recovery Updates -Monday, December 3, 2018

  General All six senators from California, North Carolina, and Florida and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced the “Hurricanes Florence and Michael and California Wildfire Tax Relief Act” (S. 3648) … [Read More...]

Disaster Housing Recovery Update -Monday, November 19, 2018

  General NLIHC and members of the NLIHC-led Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition held a webinar briefing for Congressional staff, members of the media, and advocates to share updates on the 2017 and 2018 … [Read More...]

Disaster Housing Recovery Update -Monday, November 12, 2018

  Hurricane Michael Florida FEMA published several factsheets that provide information about why applicants may not have received FEMA assistance. FEMA can deny assistance if an inspection finds … [Read More...]

Disaster Housing Recovery Update -Friday, November 2, 2018

Hurricane Michael Florida FEMA The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will stop collecting Right of Entry forms for Operation Blue Roof on November 11 at 6 PM local time. Installations of Blue Roofs will continue … [Read More...]

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