Dina Pinsky joins NLIHC as a research intern for the fall semester. Dina is a senior at the University of Maryland at College Park, studying sociology and economics. Dina recently worked at an early childhood research lab, helping with a project aimed at evaluating Baltimore City Pre-K programs. She helped conduct home visits with families to assess how family factors influence Pre-K performance. Previously, Dina interned with ONE DC, a community organizing non-profit focused on helping long-time low income DC residents of color as they face displacement. She learned about the affordable housing crisis in DC and helped fight back against developers threatening to slash affordable housing units. Dina is interested in public policy and advocacy work and is excited to join NLIHC and continue fighting for fair and equal housing across the country. Please join us in welcoming Dina to the NLIHC team!
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