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 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.
Provides overview on protecting homeowners, whose loans are financed by RD/RHS direct and guaranteed single family home loans.
MCLE: 1.25 hours
Covers the rights of Section 8 voucher holders who are facing termination of their subsidies.
MCLE: 1 hour
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