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Keeping the Bradford Apartments Affordable Through Energy Efficiency 7.5.2018

A grant from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development's EmPOWER Multifamily Energy Efficiency and Housing Affordability program helped fund energy efficiency upgrades at the Bradford Apartments, saving the residents a total of $56,000 per year.

NHT-Communities Senior Residents Rally to Save their Home 6.20.2018

A large and rapidly expanding population of low-income older adults faces the dual challenges of finding affordable, safe housing that can accommodate changing needs as they grow older. The Section 202 program provides funding for housing with services so this population can age in place longer and with positive health repercussions. These cuts reduce the availability of affordable housing for vulnerable, older adults.

Voices Out Loud: Kathy Myers 5.21.2018

Kathy is an army veteran, an nurse, a mother and a grandmother who worked her entire life to provide for her family. She knew nothing about affordable housing until she was nearly homeless after facing financial burdens, the foreclosure of her home, and the death of her husband. 

Voice Out Loud: Yasmine Romero Latin 5.21.2018

After a five-alarm fire started in the basement of Yasmine's Washington, D.C. apartment building, she, and 200 other residents, were homeless. But Yasmine did not give in. She knew the building had a laundry list of issues, including the near-complete absence of working fire alarms. Yasmine fought against ownership through her rights under D.C.'s Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA), to pursue her dream of living in a safe and stable home. 

Voices Out Loud: Betrang Nguyen 5.21.2018

After her divorce, Betrang was kicked out of her home with her children, and with no where to go, ended up in a woman and children's shelter. As a part-time elder-care professional, Betrang struggled to find a safe home she could afford for her family.