Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition

One of the top priorities after a disaster is making sure that all displaced families have a safe, accessible, and affordable place to live while they get back on their feet. Too often, however, the housing, infrastructure, and mitigation needs of the lowest income people and their communities are overlooked.

NLIHC leads the Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition of more than 800 national, state, and local organizations, including many working directly with disaster-impacted communities and with first-hand experience recovering after disasters. We work to ensure that federal disaster recovery efforts reach all impacted households, including the lowest income seniors, people with disabilities, families with children, veterans, people experiencing homelessness, and other at-risk populations who are often the hardest-hit by disasters and have the fewest resources to recover afterwards.

7 Principles of Disaster Recovery

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7 Principles of Disaster Recovery

For more information, please contact NLIHC Director of Public Policy Sarah Mickelson (smickelson@nlihc.org), Policy Analyst Sonya Acosta (sacosta@nlihc.org) or Senior Advisor Ed Gramlich (ed@nlihc.org).

Memo to Members and Partners Articles

August 19, 2019

Disaster Housing Recovery Update, August 19, 2019

The following is a review of additional disaster housing recovery developments since the last edition of Memo to Members and Partners (for the article in the previous Memo, see 8/12). Federal Action Senators Rick Scott (R-FL) and James Langford (R-OK) introduced the Disaster Contract Transparency…

August 12, 2019

Disaster Housing Recovery Updates – August 12, 2019

The following is a review of additional disaster housing recovery developments since the last edition of Memo to Members and Partners (for the article in the previous Memo, see 8/5). Federal Action Representative Neal Dunn (R-FL) introduced the “Residential Recovery Zone Act.” The bill would…

August 5, 2019

Additional Disaster Housing Recovery Updates – August 5, 2019

The following is a review of additional disaster housing recovery developments since the last edition of Memo to Members and Partners (for the article in the previous Memo, see 7/29). Federal Action In an op-ed in The Hill, FEMA Deputy Administrator for Resiliency Daniel Kaniewski called for low-…