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NHT's COVID-19 Response Principles 11.9.2020

Policy makers should ensure that families across the country maintain their homes through the crisis by reflecting these core principles.

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Why Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds Should Support Rental Assistance Programs 4.17.2020

State and local officials should prioritize the use of CDBG funds to provide rental assistance to ensure that impacted families can remain stably housed during and after the COVID-19 crisis.

Addressing Affordable Housing Challenges in the Midst of COVID-19 4.17.2020

NHT has endorsed a COVID-19 relief proposal urging Congress to provide $48 billion to the HOME Investments Partnership Program targeting emergency rental assistance and long-term affordable housing needs.

CARES Act is a Good Start, But More is Needed to Help Low-Income Renters 3.31.2020

Our mission to support the housing needs of the most vulnerable members of our communities is needed now more than ever. We have identified ways in which recent legislation will help, and where more action is necessary to stabilize affordable housing and the people who call it home.

It's Time to Reconsider How We Advocate for Housing 2.11.2020

The way we communicate has shifted drastically since 2010. In the last ten years, social media became the go-to platform for communication; digital resources outpaced print newspapers in the U.S. as a news source, and more people than ever are engaging politically online. Simply put, the playing field has changed for housing communicators.

Tell HUD Not to Turn its Back on Fair Housing 2.11.2020

In January, HUD published a proposed rule which would replace the affirmatively furthering fair housing (AFFH) rule adopted during the Obama Administration in 2015.