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NHT Hails Bill to Eliminate Loss of Affordable Housing Through Qualified Contracts 9.10.2019

We are thrilled that this week, legislators introduced The Save Affordable Housing Act, a crucial piece of legislation needed to preserve irreplaceable affordable rental housing serving low-income families. Over the past two years, NHT has led the effort to build congressional understanding and support for this critical legislation.

REPORT: High Opportunity & Areas of Concentrated Poverty 11.13.2018

What does opportunity mean to you? What economic and social factors have a positive impact on one’s life outcome? And what neighborhood amenities should be considered when investing in affordable housing? Not surprisingly, there is no single, agreed upon answer to these questions. There are, however, trends in how state Housing Finance Agencies define and measure opportunity within the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) program.

Countdown to the Midterms: Housing Legislation Hangs in the Balance 10.22.2018

The outcome of the election will determine not just which party will have the majority in Congress for the next couple of years, but which policies will be prioritized, how goals will be defined, and who will assume or maintain leadership positions.

NHT Hosts First Resident Leadership Workshop 10.22.2018

NHT organized a Leadership Workshop as a training focusing on knowledge and resource sharing around affordable housing issues in Washington, D.C., with the goal of fostering community engagement and empowering residents.

Final GOTV Push 10.22.2018

As we near election day on November 6 (exactly two weeks away!), NHT is in the midst of our final Get out the Vote (GOTV) push to residents.

Staff Message: Affirm HUD’s Fair Housing Approach 9.24.2018

It is critically important that everyone who works to provide access to or protect resources for affordable housing takes time to comment to HUD on the ANPR, to prevent a lapse in fair housing protections or a retreat to subjective decisions about the use of federal resources.