Working Groups/Calls
Visit our Working Groups/Calls page for more information.

Tenant Talk Live calls/webinars provide opportunities for residents to connect with NLIHC and one another, to share best practices, and to learn how to be more involved in influencing federal housing policies and to lead in their communities.  Normally held once a month, Tenant Talk Live is now being offered more frequently to inform and learn from resident and tenant leaders are organizing throughout the country.

Stay tuned for the next session and registration is open.

2023 TENANT TALK LIVE (EXTENDED: 1st and 3rd Monday of Month)

This schedule is subject to change.

Date/Time: 6PM-7PM ET


April 3Tenant Power in Action
April 17Policy: It Ain't Always Pretty or Easy
May 1Section 9 101
May 15Engaging Legislative Bodies/Holding Federal Agencies Accountable
June 5Section 3 101
July 3How to Adopt Tenant Rights
July 17How to Form a Tenant-Based Group: Resident Council, Tenant Association, Tenants Union, and beyond!
August 7Section 202 & Senior Housing (listening session)
August 21Faircloth Amendment 101 and Opportunities for Advocacy (listening session)
September 18The Challenges of Finding Affordable Housing (resource sharing)
October 2 (Tenant Leader Cohort Retreat: Tentative, Octover 6-9No Programming/Broadcast
October 16*Lease Addendum 101
November 6Accessible Housing: Section 811 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (listening session)
December 4

Organizing Around the Holidays: Shelters and Warming Centers (resource sharing)

December 18Using Housing to Foster Connection and Wellness (listening session)

    Memo to Members and Partners Articles

    May 22, 2023

    Submit Your Art for the Cover of Tenant Talk

    Get creative with your passion for housing justice by contributing your art for the summer edition of Tenant Talk. NLIHC is inviting readers to submit original artwork for a chance to be featured on the cover of Tenant Talk, NLIHC’s biannual newsletter that has topics of interest for tenants/…

    May 8, 2023

    More States and Localities Pass Right-to-Counsel Legislation

    Since 2017, three states and 15 cities have passed right-to-counsel protections for tenants – an impressive achievement given that no jurisdiction had enacted such a right prior to 2017. Since the beginning of the pandemic, right-to-counsel (RTC) policies have gained popularity, and 11 states and…

    April 6, 2023

    NLIHC Hosts “We Are the Ones” Tenant Session at Housing Policy

    NLIHC has long offered tenant sessions to provide learning and networking opportunities for low-income tenants prior to the start of its larger Housing Policy Forum. This year, the pre-Forum Tenant Session, “We Are the Ones,” included tenant and community leaders engaging in thoughtful discussions…