Items Tagged with 'National Low Income Housing Coaltion'

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  • New York Times: Housing affordability issue is getting worse, government continues to reduce aid

    Ben Carson, Trump administration appear committed to reducing housing assistance
    In the face of the growing housing affordability crisis, HUD Secretary Ben Carson and the Trump administration are holding course on their proposed reduction of housing assistance. According to the New York Times, local housing authorities are feeling the squeeze and as many as three out of four eligible applicants for housing vouchers are being turned away.
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  • NLIHC reveals benefits of affordable housing

    Speaks up during National Housing Week of Action
    May 1st through the 8th is National Housing Week of Action, and several companies and nonprofit organizations are using this time to promote affordable housing and the benefits it brings to the community. These infographics show how NLIHC says affordable housing will benefit its residents and even local economies.
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  • Fair housing groups go head-to-head with Trump’s budget proposal

    Urges Congress to reject proposal
    "Housing benefits are under attack," or so says the National Low Income Housing Coalition as it calls on Congress to reject President Donald Trump’s 2019 budget proposal. The NLIHC says the budget slashes federal housing benefits that help millions of low-income seniors, people with disabilities, families with children, low-wage workers, veterans and other vulnerable people afford their homes.
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  • Thousands of groups call on Congress to use MID savings for low-income housing

    Organizations, state and local governments and elected officials stand together
    In a seemingly unprecedented move, a huge coalition featuring thousands of organizations, state and local governments, and elected officials joined together to call on Congress to use the savings derived from any changes to the mortgage interest deduction via the new tax reform bill to fund low-income housing.
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  • These are the top 10 least affordable rental markets

    Renting affordable to minimum wage earners in only 12 counties
    Housing costs continue to reach new heights in the U.S., making rental affordability unachievable for many minimum wage earners. In fact, while working 40 hours a week on a minimum wage salary, only 12 counties in the U.S. are affordable.
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  • Housing industry praises Trump's selection of Pam Patenaude as HUD deputy secretary

    Support comes in from all sides
    For those in the housing industry, Pam Patenaude’s name is well known. So, it should come as no shock that the housing industry supports the Trump administration’s nomination of Patenaude to serve as the HUD deputy secretary. Declarations of support for Patenaude came in quickly after the White House’s announcement of her nomination, including from some of the housing industry’s biggest groups, and from Patenaude’s potential boss at HUD.
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