National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) (DC)

Founded in 1974 by Cushing N. Dolbeare, NLIHC educates, organizes and advocates to ensure decent, affordable housing for everyone.
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Primary geographic focus: NATIONAL
Organization type(s): Research/Policy/Organizing
Acronym or short name: NLIHC

Our goals are to preserve existing federally assisted homes and housing resources, expand the supply of low income housing, and establish housing stability as the primary purpose of federal low income housing policy.



News Story

The Obama Administration Is Expanding a Program to Fix Up Public Housing—Too Bad the Program Might Also Privatize It

Jake Blumgart
June 9, 2015
Article diving into the politics of the so-called RAD program that seeks to address the lack of repairs in public housing.


A Rental Named Desire

Catherine Dunn
International Business Times (IB Times)
August 27, 2015
When the levees broke, the floodwaters stripped away much of New Orleans' most affordable rental housing. A decade later, people like Desi Grimes are still struggling to find a home.


Low-income housing crisis takes toll on Tucson renters

Emily Bregel
Arizona Daily Star
November 14, 2018
Over the last fiscal year, judges in Pima County Consolidated Justice Court ordered an average of 25 evictions each day, an Arizona Daily Star analysis found.


More affordable housing, right to legal counsel could ease Tucson’s eviction problem

Emily Bregel
Arizona Daily Star
November 15, 2018
Ensuring due process for tenants in eviction court is also critical, legal advocates say.

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Renters Are Being Forced From Their Homes Despite Eviction Moratoriums Meant to Protect Them

Alana Semuels
April 15, 2020

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The Eviction Crisis Is Already Here and It’s Crushing Black Moms

Emma Ockerman
July 24, 2020

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Advocates worry about an eviction crisis as 2021 approaches without a stimulus deal

Alicia Adamczyk
November 9, 2020

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