National Housing Trust Fund
The National Housing Trust Fund (HTF) is the first new housing resource since 1974 targeted to the building, rehabilitating, preserving, and operating rental housing for extremely low-income people.
State & Tribal Partners
NLIHC’s closest advocacy partners across the country, who commit to being primary federal affordable housing or homelessness advocates in their region and to educate and mobilize their networks to take action around NLIHC’s policy priorities. Partners must meet certain expectations and in return benefit from specialized support from NLIHC.
Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding
The Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) is an education, strategy and action hub led by NLIHC. The coalition of more than 70 national organizations work to ensure the highest allocation of resources possible to support affordable housing and community development.
Opportunity Starts at Home
Opportunity Starts at Home is a long-term, multi-sector campaign to meet the rental housing needs of the nation’s low-income people.
Disaster Housing Recovery
Learn more about efforts to restore affordable housing after natural and man-made disasters, including the latest on Hurricane Florence and the 2017 disasters.
Our Homes, Our Voices
It’s time to act - to raise our voices not only to protect vital affordable housing programs but to expand them so that everyone, especially those with the lowest incomes, has an affordable place to call home.
Our Homes, Our Votes
Affordable homes are built with ballots every bit as much as they are built with bricks and drywall. Start planning your Our Homes, Our Votes campaign today.
Future of Housing Finance
The Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), collectively known as the government sponsored enterprises, or GSEs were established by Congress to provide liquidity and create a secondary market for residential mortgages, both single-family (one- to four- units) and multifamily (five or more units).
The HoUSed campaign advocates for four solutions to America’s housing crisis: expanding rental assistance to every eligible household; increasing the supply of affordable housing for people with the lowest incomes; providing emergency housing assistance to help stabilize families in a crisis; and strengthening and enforcing robust renter protections. Learn more about the campaign here.
NLIHC envisions the IDEAS webpage as a one-stop-shop for up-to-date information on equity-focused training opportunities, IDEAS events, and resources to support advocates’ efforts in developing their own equity-focused affordable housing solutions.