National Low Income Housing Coalition

The National Low Income Housing Coalition is dedicated solely to ending America’s affordable housing crisis. Established in 1974 by Cushing N. Dolbeare, NLIHC educates, organizes and advocates to ensure decent, affordable housing within healthy neighborhoods for everyone. NLIHC provides up-to-date information, formulates policy and educates the public on housing needs and the strategies for solutions.

Releases by this organization

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Thursday, November 02, 2017
Statement by National Low Income Housing Coalition President and CEO Diane Yentel on the Release of the House Republican Tax Reform Proposal
The tax reform legislation proposed by House Republican leaders takes a historic step in directly revising the mortgage interest deduction (MID), a $70 billion annual tax expenditure that primarily benefits higher income households—including the top 1% of earners in the country. The Republican tax...
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Thursday, October 05, 2017
Hundreds of Organizations Call for Immediate Relief for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and for Complete, Equitable Housing Recovery in All Hurricane Impacted Communities
Hundreds of local and national organizations signed onto four National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC)-led Hurricane Housing Recovery Coalition letters urging the White House and Congress to provide immediate relief to the people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and to ensure that...
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Statement from Diane Yentel, President and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, on the Republican Tax Reform Proposal
The tax reform plan proposed by Republican leaders in Congress and the White House overlooks one of the best and most immediate ways to spur economic growth and help everyday Americans who have been left behind: reprioritizing and rebalancing federal housing policy. The Republican tax plan calls...
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Monday, September 25, 2017
New National Housing Preservation Database (NHPD) Data Released Today Data indicates that 488,332 Affordable Housing Units are at Risk of Loss in the Next Five Years
New data released today in the National Housing Preservation Database (NHPD) shows that nearly 500,000 federally-assisted apartments or rental homes will reach the end of their current subsidy contracts and affordability restrictions for low-income families in the next five years. Nearly one in...
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Monday, August 21, 2017
Statement By National Low Income Housing Coalition President And CEO Diane Yentel On HUD’s Worst Case Housing Needs Report
The “Rent Relief Act of 2017,” legislation announced today by U.S. Representative Joe Crowley (D-NY), would provide much-needed resources directly to struggling families and individuals to help them afford to keep a roof over their heads. The refundable tax credit would put more money in the...
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Statement by National Low Income Housing Coalition President and CEO Diane Yentel on HUD’s Worst Case Housing Needs Report
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published on August 9 its Worst Case Housing Needs: 2017 Report to Congress, showing that 8.3 million unassisted very low income households in America spend more than half of their income on their housing, live in severely substandard housing,...
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Monday, July 24, 2017
National Low Income Housing Coalition & the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding Lead a Rally on Capitol Hill to Call for Greater Investments in Affordable Housing
Far too many families are struggling with housing insecurity and are having to make the impossible choice of paying the rent or paying for groceries, medications, and other necessities. Nationwide, more people are renting their homes than ever before, but our investments in affordable housing have...
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Statement from Diane Yentel, President and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, on President Trump’s FY18 Budget
The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) released statements on Friday, May 19 and on Monday, May 22 , noting the cruelty of President Trump’s fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget to millions of low income seniors, people with disabilities, low-wage workers, families with children, veterans, and...
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Friday, May 19, 2017
Statement from Diane Yentel, President and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, on President Trump’s 2018 Budget
President Trump’s 2018 budget – leaked earlier today – reflects a cruel indifference to the millions of low income seniors, people with disabilities, families with children, veterans, and other vulnerable people who are struggling to keep a roof over their heads. Mr. Trump’s budget would harm...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Statement from Diane Yentel, President and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, on President Trump’s Budget Request
President Trump’s budget slashes critical resources used to help keep housed some of the country’s lowest income and most vulnerable seniors, people with disabilities, families with children, veterans, and formerly homeless individuals. At a time when America’s housing crisis has reached historic...
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