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Ellen Lurie Hoffman Makes the Case for Affordable Housing 5.21.2019

NHT’s Federal Policy Director, Ellen Lurie Hoffman, provided incredibly compelling testimony on Capitol Hill to the T-HUD House Subcommittee earlier this month, outlining the importance of affordable housing across the nation.

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NHT Communities Wins 2019 Vision Awards 4.22.2019

This week, the Committee of 100 on the Federal City awarded NHT Communities (formerly NHT-Enterprise) the 2019 Vision Award for high-achievement in reasonable planning, land-use and design in developing affordable communities in the Washington, DC area.

GAO and HUD Take a Closer Look at Physical Inspections. 4.22.2019

In March, the GAO released its REAC report, for which Congress called in the 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act.  The report discusses REAC’s process for identifying physical deficiencies as well as its selection, training, and monitoring of contract inspectors and its own quality assurance inspectors.

NHT’s Where Will We Live? Continues Critical Work 4.22.2019

This year, WWWL team will continue to distribute the stories and mobilization residents and cross-sector partners in order to elevate their voices. We will also host a cross sector housing forum in Ohio and a resident leadership workshop in South Florida.

NHT Welcomes Two New Board Members 3.26.2019

NHT is pleased to welcome two new members to our board of directors: Tom Dohrmann and Yusef Freeman.

Important Energy Efficiency Legislation Awaits VA Governor Northam’s Signature 3.26.2019

In 2018, The Virginia Multifamily Energy Efficiency Coalition (MFEEC) was excited that the Grid Transformation and Security Act (GTSA) was signed into law requiring Dominion and Appalachian Power (ApCo) to seek approval for $1 Billion in energy efficiency programs over the next ten years. In 2019, there is more to celebrate.