Items Tagged with 'NLIHC'

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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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  • HUD proposes change to mission statement, housing groups push back

    Proposed change shortens mission statement to 23 words
    The Department of Housing and Urban Development is considering changing its mission statement, according to a leaked March 5 memo obtained by the Huffington Post. The proposed statement removes anti-discrimination language and replaces it with phrasing that aligns closely with Secretary Ben Carson’s push for self-sufficiency. Housing and civil rights groups have spoken out on the proposed change, saying it goes against fair housing rules.
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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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