People of color are significantly more likely than white people to experience evictions and homelessness in the United States, the result of centuries of structural racism that continues today, that has systematically and purposefully excluded African Americans and others from equal access to housing, community supports, and opportunities for economic mobility.

We must work to right these wrongs and work towards racial equity in housing: we can’t address racial inequities without addressing housing, and we cannot solve for housing inequities without addressing race.

Memo to Members and Partners Articles

July 27, 2020

House to Vote on FY21 THUD Spending Bill and Amendments

The House is scheduled to vote on a series of spending bills as soon as July 29, including the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations bill for fiscal year (FY) 2021. Despite limited budget caps, the bill (H.R. 7617) provides a significant increase in funding to housing…

April 20, 2020

104 Organizations Urge HUD to Suspend Non-Emergency Rulemaking

NLIHC and 103 partner organizations sent a letter on April 10 to HUD Secretary Ben Carson and Office of Management and Budget Acting Director Russell Vought urging HUD to suspend all non-emergency rulemaking during the coronavirus pandemic. The letter notes that, given the importance of stable and…