National Housing Law Project


Nonprofit national housing and legal advocacy center established in 1968 to advance housing justice for poor people. HQ in San Francisco.
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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.



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News Story

In California, Landlords Threaten Immigrant Tenants with Deportations

Kriston Capps
CityLab
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.



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