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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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Keeping Affordable Housing Healthy from the Ground, Up 4.7.2017

The National Housing Trust's healthy building materials initiate, in partnership with HAND and the Healthy Buildings Network, aims to create a built environment that is non-toxic and maintains the highest of air quality.

NHT-Enterprise Takes Home the "Timmy"! 4.7.2017

Monseñor Romero, an NHT-Enterprise property in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood of Washington, D.C., was recognized by the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association at their annual J. Timothy Anderson Awards for Excellence at the Historic Rehabilitation ceremony in Boston.  The redeveloped community received the prestigious "Timmy" Award  "Achievement in Sustainability." 

No Red States, No Blue States: Solutions for All Americans 4.7.2017

Uncertainty is always unsettling. It will be a while before we fully understand the ramifications of the November results. However, we certainly know this: that our affordable housing and community development engagement-together with our partners in the field-has never been more essential.

The Dangers of Classifying Communities as "Low Opportunity" 4.7.2017

While it is important to evaluate access to opportunities, generalized categorizations such as "low opportunity "unintentionally create a hierarchy of worth, implying some places (and thus its people) are more valuable than others.

Ready, Set... Compost! 4.7.2017

The National Housing Trust has cracked code on successful composting at our affordable multifamily housing communities. NHT's property, Monseñor Romero, is the first affordable multifamily housing in the District of Columbia to implement a building-wide composting program. The incentive-based approach - a little friendly competition between the floors -has the tenants excited to compost.