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Out of Reach 2021 Now Available. Out of Reach documents the significant gap between renters’ wages and the cost of rental housing across the United States. The report’s central statistic, the Housing Wage, is an estimate of the hourly wage a full-time worker must earn to afford a modest rental home at HUD’s fair market rent (FMR) without spending more than 30% of his or her …

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Guidance on Direct-to-Tenant Emergency Rental …

(52 years ago) Jun 21, 2021 · The CDC eviction moratorium is set to expire at the end of June. Emergency rental assistance (ERA) program administrators must move quickly to assist tenants whose landlords are resistant to receiving rental assistance, so that tenants are not put at risk of eviction and homelessness. Though some program administrators have expressed apprehension about …

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NLIHC Updates Emergency Rental Assistance Spending …

(52 years ago) Dec 13, 2021 · NLIHC updated the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Dashboard “Spending Tracker” to include spending progress for both the first and second rounds of ERA. ERA1 includes $25 billion for emergency rental assistance appropriated as a part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, while ERA2 includes an additional $21.55 billion appropriated in …

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Coronavirus Updates – January 10, 2022 | National Low ...

(52 years ago) Jan 10, 2022 · National Updates. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) The CDC on January 4 released updated guidance on COVID-19 quarantine and isolation protocols, including for high-risk congregate settings, such as homeless shelters, which have high risk of secondary transmission. Learn more about the updated CDC guidance for shelter residents and staff from …

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Rental Assistance | National Low Income Housing Coalition

(52 years ago) The December 2020 COVID-19 relief package included $25 billion in urgently needed emergency rental assistance for tenants with low incomes and established the Emergency Rental Assistance program (ERA) under the administration of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The “American Rescue Plan Act,” enacted in March 2021, provided an ...

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Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Dashboard ...

(52 years ago) The December 2020 COVID-19 relief package included $25 billion in urgently needed emergency rental assistance for tenants with low incomes and established the Emergency Rental Assistance program (ERA) under the administration of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The American Rescue Plan Actenacted in March 2021, provides an additional $21.55 billion for ERA for a …

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Treasury Releases Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA ...

(52 years ago) The U.S. Department of the Treasury on October 4 issued guidance on reallocating the $25 billion in Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA), referred to as “ERA1,” appropriated under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. Additionally, Treasury published a one-pager summary of the guidance and a letter from Deputy Secretary Adeyemo to ERA grantees on reallocation.

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Federal Moratoriums | National Low Income Housing …

(52 years ago) Jun 22, 2020 · Federal Eviction Moratoriums. A federal eviction moratorium issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) took effect on September 4, extending vital protections to tens of millions of renters at risk of eviction for nonpayment of rent during the global pandemic.. To be protected, qualified renters facing eviction should immediately provide a signed declaration to …

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House Votes to Advance “Build Back Better Act” with ...

(52 years ago) Nov 22, 2021 · The House of Representatives voted on November 19 to approve the “Build Back Better Act” by a near party-line vote of 220-213. The $1.75 trillion economic recovery package includes more than $150 billion in affordable housing and community development investments, including significant funding for NLIHC’s HoUSed campaign’s top priorities:. $25 billion to …

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GAO Recommends Improved Data Collection for CDBG-DR ...

(52 years ago) Dec 20, 2021 · A new study by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) evaluates how HUD uses Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds to serve vulnerable populations. GAO found that the CDBG-DR grantees interviewed for the study used funds to assist vulnerable populations. HUD, however, does not collect the necessary data to …

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Connecticut Extends Emergency Declarations to Continue ...

(52 years ago) Oct 18, 2021 · The Connecticut legislature voted at the end of September to extend Governor Ned Lamont’s pandemic-related emergency powers through February 15, 2022. The governor’s emergency declarations, including the state’s eviction moratorium, were set to expire September 30, along with his emergency powers. The state’s eviction moratorium expired on June 30.

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New Jersey | National Low Income Housing Coalition

(52 years ago) Or. 25%. Renter households that are extremely low income. $32,060. Maximum income for 4-person extremely low income household (state level) -205,285. Shortage of rental homes affordable and available for extremely low income renters. $66,468. Annual household income needed to afford a two-bedroom rental home at HUD's Fair Market Rent.

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Fannie Mae to Consider Rental Payment History in ...

(52 years ago) Aug 16, 2021 · The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced on August 11 that Fannie Mae, one of the government sponsored entities (GSEs) FHFA oversees, will consider rental payment history in its risk- assessment processes for prospective homebuyers. This change to Fannie Mae’s system will allow future borrowers to benefit from having their positive rental …

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Good-Cause Eviction Legislation Gains Momentum in New York ...

(52 years ago) Dec 20, 2021 · Tenant advocates in New York are advocating for passage of a statewide good-cause eviction bill (A.5573/S.1603) in the upcoming legislative session. The recent passage of similar measures in four upstate jurisdictions—Newburgh, Albany, Hudson, and Poughkeepsie—adds further momentum to the push for a statewide law.

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New Mexico | National Low Income Housing Coalition

(52 years ago) Across New Mexico, there is a shortage of rental homes affordable and available to extremely low income households (ELI), whose incomes are at or below the poverty guideline or 30% of their area median income (AMI).

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Build Back Better Act | National Low Income Housing Coalition

(52 years ago) Nov 22, 2021 · Join Today’s National HoUSed Campaign Call for Universal, Stable, Affordable Housing. Join today’s (November 15) national HoUSed campaign call from 2:30-4:00 pm ET. We will discuss the latest developments on the “Build Back Better Act,” its historic affordable housing investments, and…. November 15, 2021. Pagination.

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National Homelessness Law Center Releases First National ...

(52 years ago) Mar 15, 2021 · A new report from the National Homelessness Law Center (NHLC), Housing Not Handcuffs 2021: State Law Supplement, documents state laws criminalizing homelessness across the country. The report provides data on which states have laws in three categories:1) sleeping, camping, lying and sitting, and vehicle restrictions, 2) loitering and vagrancy, and 3) …

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Texas Passes Statewide Camping Ban | National Low Income ...

(52 years ago) Jun 28, 2021 · Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed legislation on June 15 enforcing a statewide camping ban. HB1925 will ban encampments in all public areas. Local governments can choose to designate space on government-owned properties for people experiencing homelessness, but these must first be proposed to and approved by the Texas Department of Housing and …

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Resource Hub | National Low Income Housing Coalition

(52 years ago) The ERA Resource Hub offers examples of how programs are incorporating self-attestation, direct-to-tenant payments, prioritization, and other elements of design and implementation to enhance equity and efficiency within their ERA programs. While this hub offers customizable examples and ideas, ERA ...

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ERASE Cohort | National Low Income Housing Coalition

(52 years ago) The ERASE Cohort is a selected group of state and local nonprofit partners that are conducting on-the-ground partnership development, capacity building, outreach and education, policy reform and systems change work to ensure that ERA funds reach renters and small landlords with the greatest need for assistance, especially Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) and …

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Illinois Passes COVID-19 Emergency Housing Act with ...

(52 years ago) Jun 01, 2021 · Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker on May 17 signed the state’s “COVID-19 Emergency Housing Act” (HB 2877) into law, providing robust protections for Illinois renters and homeowners. The new state law establishes eviction-sealing provisions for cases filed before and during the coronavirus pandemic and prohibits tenant screening companies from reporting sealed …

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Memo to Members and Partners | Volume 27, Issue 01 ...

(52 years ago) Jan 10, 2022 · Engage with Our Homes, Our Votes 2022 at NLIHC Virtual Housing Policy Forum 2022, March 22-23! January 10, 2022. Celebrate 2022 Housing Leadership Award Honorees Ann O’Hara, Representative Ritchie Torres, and the Congressional Progressive Caucus. January 10, 2022. NLIHC Welcomes Matthew Clarke as Writer/Editor. January 10, 2022.

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NAHASDA Reauthorization Reintroduced in Senate | National ...

(52 years ago) Jul 06, 2021 · Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Jon Tester (D-MT), and John Hoeven (R-ND) on June 24 reintroduced the “Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 2021” (S. 2264), which would reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) through 2032. Funding under …

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HUD PIH Notice Describes Expedited Waivers for Public ...

(52 years ago) Dec 20, 2021 · HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) posted Notice PIH 2021-34, announcing that public housing agencies (PHAs) may apply to receive expedited PIH review of certain regulatory waivers originally allowed in Notice PIH 2021-14 in response to the CARES Act (see Memo, 5/10).

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Survey Finds Landlords Continue to Evict Even When Aid is ...

(52 years ago) Dec 20, 2021 · A survey of legal aid attorneys by the National Housing Law Project (NHLP) found that many landlords continue to evict renters despite available emergency rental assistance (ERA). The findings, detailed in “Evictions Survey: What’s Happening on the Ground,” indicate that landlords are engaging ...

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Memo to Members and Partners | Volume 27, Issue 02 ...

(52 years ago) 2 days ago · Memo Articles. January 18, 2022. Congressional Appropriators Announce Progress Toward FY22 Spending Deal – Take Action to Advance the HoUSed Campaign’s Affordable Housing Agenda. January 18, 2022. Join Today’s National HoUSed Campaign Call for Universal, Stable, Affordable Housing. January 18, 2022. Recording Available of January 10 ...

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Memo to Members and Partners | Volume 26, Issue 47 ...

(52 years ago) Dec 06, 2021 · Memo Articles. December 6, 2021. Congress Enacts Continuing Resolution to Fund Government through February 18. December 6, 2021. October Treasury Data Show ERA1 Spending Slowing, ERA2 Spending Picking Up. December 6, 2021. Advocacy Needed as Senate Considers “Build Back Better Act”. December 6, 2021.

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Disaster Housing Recovery Updates – December 20, 2021 ...

(52 years ago) Dec 20, 2021 · Disaster Housing Recovery Updates – December 20, 2021. The Senate Banking Committee held a hearing on December 15 on permanently authorizing HUD’s Community Development Block Grant–Disaster Recovery program (CDBG-DR), the only source of federal long-term disaster recovery funding and the centerpiece of the DHRC-supported “ Reforming ...

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Memo to Members and Partners | Volume 26, Issue 49 ...

(52 years ago) Dec 20, 2021 · Memo Articles. December 20, 2021. Senator Manchin Thwarts ‘Build Back Better Act’ – Take Action! December 20, 2021. Join Today’s National HoUSed Campaign Call for Universal, Stable, Affordable Housing. December 20, 2021. Recording Available of December 13 National HoUSed Call. December 20, 2021.

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Appropriations Negotiations Stall as December 3 Deadline ...

(52 years ago) Nov 22, 2021 · Congress passed on September 30 a continuing resolution (CR) extending current funding levels for the federal government until December 3, 2021 (see Memo, 10/4), but since the CR was enacted, little headway has been made in finalizing federal appropriations for fiscal year (FY) 2022, and an additional CR will be needed. How long that CR will last is being debated.

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Memo to Members and Partners | Volume 26, Issue 48 ...

(52 years ago) Dec 13, 2021 · Memo Articles. December 13, 2021. Senate “Build Back Better Act” Negotiations Continue; Call Your Senators Today. December 13, 2021. Join December 17 Day of Action to Urge Senators to Pass the #BuildBackBetter Act! December 13, 2021. Join Today’s National HoUSed Campaign Call for Universal, Stable, Affordable Housing. December 13, 2021.

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Hawaii | National Low Income Housing Coalition

(52 years ago) Maximum income for 4-person extremely low income household (state level) -24,721. Shortage of rental homes affordable and available for extremely low income renters. $78,401. Annual household income needed to afford a two-bedroom rental home at HUD's Fair Market Rent. 69%.

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