Tenant Talk Policy Updates

NEW! Legislative Action Center NLIHC has launched a new advocacy tool called the Legislative Action Center for advocates to use to learn about NLIHC’s policy priorities and take…

June 10, 2020

Dire Consequences of School and University Closures

Schools all over the country have closed. The New York Times recently reported that approximately 1.5 million school-aged children are experiencing homelessness in the U.S., the highest recorded in…

June 10, 2020

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence, Housing Instability and Coronavirus Domestic violence correlates with housing insecurity, as 92% of women experiencing homelessness report having experienced severe physical or…

June 10, 2020

Moving Away from Congregate Shelter

People experiencing homelessness are more vulnerable to an outbreak of highly communicable diseases like COVID-19. Without a permanent place to call home, people experiencing homelessness are more…

June 9, 2020

Welcome New Editorial Board Members

Meet Mindy Woods Resident Action Project  |  Washington My name is Mindy Woods, and I am on the Steering Committee for the Resident Action Project, a tenant advocate organization fighting for…

June 9, 2020

A Letter from the Editorial Board

Dear Readers, We keep hearing on the news that the COVID-19 pandemic is “unprecedented.” It absolutely is, with the U.S. having an exponentially higher death rate than any other country, and the…

June 9, 2020

Policy Updates

Federal Spending Updates Congress and the president finalized on December 20, 2019, the funding levels for fiscal year (FY) 2020, which began on October 1. They passed several temporary spending…

February 26, 2020

Spotlight

Advocates Win New Protections from Housing Discrimination in Cook County, Illinois Over 1 million adults in Chicago and its surrounding communities now have fairer access to safe, affordable homes…

February 26, 2020

Proven Solutions on Local Victories

The Path Forward: Addressing Obstacles to Housing Upon Reentry Advocates and leaders with experience returning from incarceration have been working on solutions throughout the country. There have…

February 26, 2020