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Republican Platform Addresses Housing Reform

By Sarah Mickelson, NLIHC Director of Public Policy

On July 18—the first day of the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland—the party formally adopted its 2016 platform, including several proposals impacting federal housing policy. 549 more words

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News Round-up: The week the Pokemon came

By Neil Merrett

Without sounding like the Daily Mail, from Downing Street and the Holocaust museum, to sex shops and the open sea, the world is facing a pokemon infestation and humanity is….. 1,491 more words

Senate Unanimously Passes H.R. 3700, Bill Now Heads to President Obama’s Desk

Yesterday, the Senate approved H.R. 3700, the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2015, by unanimous consent. A broad coalition of housing advocates– including NLIHC–have worked to advance versions of this legislation for many years. 246 more words

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It's a Wrap

Only one ICYMI this week and that is from the Craven Arms who announced they will be having a Buxton Brewery tap takeover next month, check out their events page on Facebook for more details. 450 more words


CNHED Hosts Discussion Highlighting Intersection of Racial Justice and Community Development

By Madeline McHale, NLIHC Field Intern

On Thursday, June 23rd, the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development (CNHED), a NLIHC State Coalition Partner, held their monthly meeting focusing on the intersection of racial justice and community development and featuring speakers from the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations… 648 more words

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Horror News Roundup: Goddamnit...UPDATED, Now With 100% More Obama GIFs

It’s been a minute, readers. Michael’s birthday was this week and after all the terrible shit going on in the world, we took a very relaxing and much needed vacation to a quaint German town east of the Cascades. 672 more words


Seattle Restricts Rent Increases for Dilapidated Rental Properties

Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant speaks at the June 6 hearing for the “Carl Haglund Law” banning rent increases at substandard apartments.

By Isaac Harris, NLIHC Field Intern  552 more words

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