While NLIHC concentrates its work on the policies and issues that most closely relate to our focus on the housing needs of the lowest income Americans, we monitor and advocate on other issues as well. Learn more about our position and work on these other programs and policies that have an impact on the housing stability of extremely low income people.
Definition of Affordability and Income
NLIHC seeks to ensure that rents are affordable to each household, and that federal data accurately reflect housing costs.
Federal Home Loan Bank
NLIHC supports better income targeting in the FHLB's Affordable Housing Program, and its eventual use as a funding source for the National Housing Trust Fund.
We educate the public about renters’ rights when landlords face foreclosure, and advocate for the those rights being strengthened and made permanent in law.
Information on disaster recovery in public housing