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.
In an extraordinary and historic rebuke of HUD Secretary Ben Carson, more than 30,000 people and organizations submitted comments on HUD’s cruel, wasteful and needless “mixed-status” proposal. With…July 15, 2019
Senator Harris and Representative Ocasio-Cortez Introduce Bills to Expand Access to HUD-Assisted Housing for Justice-Involved People
Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) introduced on July 10 the “Fair Chance at Housing Act of 2019” (S. 2076 and H.R. 3685). The bill would reform the…July 15, 2019
The House Financial Services Committee on July 11 unanimously passed the “Strategy and Investment in Rural Housing Preservation Act of 2019” (H.R. 3620), which aims to preserve affordable homes and…July 15, 2019