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Dear Congress: Invest in Affordable Housing for Climate Change 9.28.2022

NHT is proud to sign on with 60 other organizations across the country and call on Congress to advance a comprehensive climate change package that includes investments to retrofit our nation’s rental homes to reduce energy costs and emissions and preserve affordable housing.

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Two Convenings Held on the Health-Energy Efficiency Nexus in Multifamily Housing 4.7.2017

In September, the National Housing Trust worked with its Energy Efficiency for All partners,  The Green and Healthy Homes Initiative, and shared research on how unhealthy indoor air quality in low-income homes can exacerbate asthma and other chronic diseases, leading to missed work, missed school, emergency department visits, and repeat hospitalizations. 

No Rooftop? No Sun? No Problem: The Promise of Community Solar 4.7.2017

In the first quarter of 2016, solar made up approximately 2/3 of the new electric generating capacity installed in the US. Despite the US Solar Power Industry growing at snail's pace throughout the past several decades, solar power installation is now booming and the industry is maturing.

Voter Registration is Fundamental to Organizing 4.7.2017

The National Housing Trust-Enterprise (NHT-E), in partnership with the League of Women Voters, launched a national non-partisan voter registration campaign to engage residents across its portfolio.  The campaign involved mailings, automated phone calls, and onsite voter registration to encourage residents to vote in the upcoming 2016 election. Nearly 2,500 residents age 17 and above received at a minimum, six "contacts" in the form of mail, automated phone calls, and home visits to encourage registration.

The NHT Preservation Model: Innovative, Complex and Replicable 4.7.2017

Preserving and improving affordable housing in areas with easy access to jobs, good schools and healthy spaces is crucial to building healthy communities. 

Sustainable and Affordable: Stormwater Management at Galen Terrace Apartments 9.23.2016

Have you seen NHT's latest video? Galen Terrace Apartments in Washington D.C. showcases how housing can be affordable while also helping to improve the health of the city's Anacostia River.