Long time NLIHC staff member Linda Couch has resigned to become the new Director of Housing Policy at Leading Age, the national association of homes and services for the elderly. Linda most recently served as Senior Vice President for Policy for NLIHC. Except for three years in the early 2000s when she previously worked at Leading Age, Linda has been with NLIHC since 1995. She is well known to NLIHC members and Capitol Hill staffers for her expertise on the federal budget and HUD programs that serve the lowest income people. NLIHC board and staff are grateful for her service and wish her well in her new endeavors.
Senator Bennet and Representative Clyburn Introduce Bill to Provide Tenants Facing Eviction Legal Assistance
Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) introduced the “Legal Assistance to Prevent Evictions Act” on February 13. If enacted, the bill would establish a…February 18, 2020
Representative Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced the “Pathway to Stable and Affordable Housing for All Act” (H.R. 5813) in the House on February 7. A companion to the Senate bill introduced by Senator…February 18, 2020
Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Representatives TJ Cox (D-CA), Kim Schrier (D-WA), and Jimmy Gomez (D-CA) introduced the “Allowing Steady Savings by Eliminating Tests (ASSET…February 18, 2020