Nonprofit national housing and legal advocacy center established in 1968 to advance housing justice for poor people. HQ in San Francisco.
Primary geographic focus: NATIONAL
Organization type(s): Research/Policy/Organizing
Acronym or short name: NHLP
Tags: Housing: Homelessness, Housing: Landlord-Tenant
NHLP is a nonprofit national housing and legal advocacy center established in 1968. NHLP’s mission is to advance housing justice for poor people by:
- Increasing and preserving the supply of decent, affordable housing
- Improving existing housing conditions, including physical conditions and management practices
- Expanding and enforcing low-income tenants’ and homeowners’ rights, and
- Increasing housing opportunities for racial and ethnic minorities.
NHLP delivers legal support, technical assistance, trainings, and online and print resources to advocates.
CONTENT MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCENews Story Kriston Capps
April 5, 2017
Housing lawyers are reporting a troubling trend: Landlords exploiting the growing fear of immigration authorities to evict tenants, raise rents, and clear residents from gentrifying neighborhoods.
News Story Emma Ockerman
July 24, 2020
News Story Kevin Penton
July 12, 2020
“There’s no actual penalty for violating it.” – How the CARES Act failed to protect tenants from evictionAnnie Nova
August 29, 2020
News Story Erin Durkin
August 27, 2020
News Story Associated Press (AP)
November 29, 2020
News Story Elaine Povich
Stateline, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
December 23, 2020
Thirty-five percent of the households behind on rent or mortgages believe they will be evicted or foreclosed on in the next two months, according to the Census Bureau.
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