TT 12-1 Policy Updates

COVID Relief/Federal Spending Update  Congress passed and then-President Trump signed a federal spending bill for fiscal year (FY) 2021 on December 27. In addition to providing essential funding for…

February 23, 2021

12 - 1Tenant Talk Spotlights

California Coalition for Rural Housing Housing advocates around the country are recognizing the power and importance of using data broken down by race and gender to advance racial equity through…

February 22, 2021

Resident Perspective 12-1

By Andrew Anderson Like so many others in the U.S., I found myself homeless when I was released from prison. That was two years ago; I’m still homeless today.    Soon after returning from prison, I…

February 22, 2021

HUD Mixed Status Rule Update

Under the Trump administration, several agencies, including HUD, introduced changes to policy that would harm low-income immigrant families. These regulatory changes would not help expand resources…

February 22, 2021

HUD’s Anti-Transgender Rule Update

The Trump administration made a concerted effort to remove the protections and rights of the LGBTQ community. This effort began on the day of President Trump’s inauguration in 2017 when the…

February 22, 2021

Housing, Neighborhood Change, & Overpolicing

The summer of 2020 brought wider-spread attention to the brutally oppressive nature of policing in Black communities in America. Despite the renewed calls for “defunding” police departments or…

February 22, 2021

Racial Equity & Housing Justice

The Year in Review, The Path Forward  As noted in the Editorial Board letter, racial equity was at the forefront of so many policy, legal, and cultural discussions in 2020. Some were productive,…

February 22, 2021

NLIHC MEMO to Biden Transition Team

NLIHC sent a memo (see: https://bit.ly/3sZYL6F) on November 10 to then President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team outlining the ways the new administration can address one of the most critical…

February 22, 2021