Leveraging Federal Resources to Extend ERA

NLIHC released a new brief today, “Extending the Reach of Emergency Rental Assistance: Leveraging Federal Resources.” The brief explores how three federal programs – the Coronavirus State and Local…

May 12, 2022

13-1 Research Update

New Reports and Upcoming Data Releases from NLIHC’s Research Team NLIHC’s research documents the need for more public investment in affordable rental housing and provides policy recommendations to…

February 24, 2022

13-1 Policy Update

Updates on the “Build Back Better Act”  Note: given the fast-changing nature of the legislative process, some information in this article may be outdated by the time of publication. The “Build Back…

February 24, 2022

13-1 Racial Equity and Housing

NLIHC’s New Vision and Mission Statements Vision and mission statements are like roadmaps: they indicate where organizations want to go and how they will get there. Last fall, NLIHC’s Board of…

February 24, 2022

13-1 Renters' Perspectives

My Experience with ERA – A Renter’s Perspective  by Anonymous Renter in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  My experience applying for Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) was my first time seeking out this…

February 24, 2022

13-1 Success Stories with ERA

The Power of Visible and Easy-to-Find Emergency Rental Assistance by Foluke Akanni, housing policy organizer, Housing Action Illinois Kimberly Rhymes, who lives in southern Illinois, was diagnosed…

February 24, 2022

13-1 Challenges with ERA

https://nlihc.org/erase-project Technological Barriers in Accessing Emergency Rental Assistance  by Jay Williams, program associate, Low Income Housing Coalition of Alabama The Low Income…

February 24, 2022

Emergency Rental Assistance Program 13-1

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program The Emergency Rental Assistance Program – commonly called ERAP or ERA – is administered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury (usually known as “Treasury”).…

February 24, 2022

Message from the Editorial Board 13-1

Dear Readers, Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, tenants in the United States were facing a crisis. Rising costs, stagnant wages, and a shortage of rental homes made it all but impossible for the…

February 23, 2022