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Throughout our history, the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) has been a trusted voice with Members of Congress on the lack of affordable housing for the poorest people in our country – the root cause of homelessness and housing poverty in America. 256 more words

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New Jersey Voters Express Strong Support for More Federal Funding for Affordable Homes to Address Homelessness

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today, the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) and the Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey, a NLIHC state partner released the findings of a state-wide public opinion poll that measured New Jersey registered voter support for changing the mortgage interest deduction, addressing homelessness, and creating more affordable homes. 457 more words

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Oregon Voters Express Strong Support for More Federal Funding to Increase Affordable Housing to Address Homelessness

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today, the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) and the Oregon Opportunity Network, a NLIHC state partner, released the findings of a state-wide public opinion poll that measured Oregon registered voter support for changing the mortgage interest deduction, addressing homelessness, and creating more affordable housing. 451 more words

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Study: New Jersey Among Most Expensive States To Rent An Apartment

By David Madden

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) – A newly released national study suggests many Americans cannot afford the true cost of renting an average two bedroom apartment. 145 more words

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Most Americans Spending At Least Half Their Pay On Housing

WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) — The surging cost of rental housing has squeezed a rising proportion of U.S. families since the Great Recession struck in 2007.

For more than one in four renters, housing and utilities consume at least half their family income, according to an analysis of Census data by Enterprise Community Partners, a nonprofit that helps finance affordablehousing. 784 more words

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Not Nearly Enough Housing Affordable for Lowest-Income Renters, Nationwide and in DC

Nearly a quarter of renter households nationwide fell into the extremely low-income category in 2013, i.e., had incomes at or below 30% of the median for the area they lived in, according to a new National Low Income Housing Coalition… 742 more words

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Vermont's Tight Rental Market

At the Housing Matters blog in Vermont, we learn of a new report highlighting the state’s tight rental market.

“Vermont was placed among states with the fewest apartments available for deeply low-income renters by a recent study from the National Low-Income Housing Coalition.  52 more words