U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Advocacy

Revise HUD Guidance to Include Correct Coverage to Tax Credit Properties Under Federal Moratorium  Joint letter from NHLP and NLIHC urging HUD to immediately revise its recent Public and Indian Housing and Multifamily guidance on the CARES Act eviction moratorium to correctly state that the moratorium applies to all tenants of any Low Income Housing Tax Credit property.  (May 1, 2020)

Implement Key PHA and Owner Policies  Joint letter from NHLP and NLIHC arguing that HUD’s waiver authority does not go far enough to protect tenants and maximize housing resources. (April 21, 2020)

Mandate and Streamline Interim Re-certifications  Joint NHLP, NLIHC, and National Alliance of HUD Tenants memo urging HUD to take immediate action to mandate and streamline interim re-certifications, which HUD has the authority and funding to do. This is a follow-up to this March 26, 2020 letter to HUD that the same groups sent after HUD implemented some changes but not to the extent needed.  (May 6, 2020)

Protect Seniors with Reverse Mortgages Joint  letter demanding that HUD take additional steps to protect seniors with reverse mortgages. (March 24, 2020)

Analysis of HUD’s Authority to Impose an Eviction Moratorium HUD has the plenary power to declare a moratorium on eviction for all of its programs for the duration of the emergency. (March 19, 2020)

Implement Immediate Tenant and Homeowner Protection Joint NHLP and NLIHC letter urging HUD to take immediate steps to protect tenants and homeowners. (March 19, 2020)