Kate Rodrigues joins NLIHC as a new research intern for the spring semester. Originally from the Minneapolis-St. Paul area and with a B.A. in English and Political Science from the College of Saint Benedict, Kate has spent the last five years working in the property management industry. Her exposure to both housing choice voucher programs and LIHTC properties sparked an interest in shifting to a career in housing policy and advocacy efforts. She hopes to pursue a graduate degree in urban and regional planning in the near future.
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