Primary geographic focus: California Statewide, National
Organization Type: Provider, Research/Policy/Organizing
LAAC Membership Type: Members
Lists: IOLTA-Funded, IOLTA Support Centers
Tags: Housing, Housing: Discrimination, Housing: Eviction, Housing: Foreclosure, Housing: Homelessness, Housing: Landlord-Tenant, Housing: Mortgage
Acronym or short name: NHLP
NHLP is a nonprofit national housing and legal advocacy center established in 1968. NHLP’s mission is to advance housing justice for poor people by:
- Increasing and preserving the supply of decent, affordable housing
- Improving existing housing conditions, including physical conditions and management practices
- Expanding and enforcing low-income tenants’ and homeowners’ rights, and
- Increasing housing opportunities for racial and ethnic minorities.
NHLP delivers legal support, technical assistance, trainings, and online and print resources to advocates.
PRESS/RESEARCH FROM THIS SOURCELAAC Member Story National Housing Law Project (NHLP), Western Center on Law & Poverty (WCLP), National Consumer Law Center (NCLC)
August 1, 2013
HBOR Collaborative is partnership among National Housing Law Project, the Western Center on Law & Poverty, the National Consumer Law Center, and Tenants Together.
PRESS/RESEARCH MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCENews Story Kriston Capps
April 5, 2017
Housing lawyers are reporting a troubling trend: Landlords exploiting the growing fear of immigration authorities to evict tenants, raise rents, and clear residents from gentrifying neighborhoods.
News Story Kevin Fixler
The Press Democrat
December 28, 2017
“The displacement can be widespread. There’s really nowhere for people to go.”
News Story KRON4 (Bay Area)
July 15, 2015
A new law was signed that makes it easier to victims of domestic violence to leave their current home and to terminate a lease without having to have a police report or obtain a restraining order.
TRAININGS FROM THIS SOURCE
2016 Disability Civil Rights Law Series: Reasonable Accommodations for Criminal Activity Related to an Individual’s DisabilitySep 26, 2016
This webinar will explore an applicant or tenant's right to a reasonable accommodation for criminal activity prior to adverse action by the housing provider.
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