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Housing

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  • Press Release
  • News Announcement

WASHINGTON — March 21, 2019 —The nation is experiencing a housing crisis on many fronts, from homelessness and poor housing quality to lack of supply and housing disconnected from jobs. This diverse landscape demands that cities and states…

Housing of all kinds
Housing of all kinds

There is a simple truth that connects every person in every city, town and village across America: They want a safe, affordable place to call home. A place to raise their families, enjoy meals with friends and rest their heads at night. But for…

Housing in America
Housing in America
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — January 23, 2019 — As the federal government enters into the second month of a partial shutdown, more than 20 leaders from America’s cities, towns and villages gathered in Washington to take action to solve one of the toughest…

National Housing Task Force
National Housing Task Force
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — November 13, 2018 — Today the National League of Cities (NLC) announced the creation of a national task force to address how communities can better respond to the growing challenge of housing availability, affordability, investment…

Mayor Bowser
Mayor Bowser
  • News Announcement
  • Press Release

LOS ANGELES — November 9, 2018 — Today, the National League of Cities (NLC), thanks to support from The Home Depot Foundation, released a major study indicating that cities can most effectively meet the housing needs of seniors by focusing on…

Veteran housing
Veteran housing
  • Research Report

Veterans are more likely to own their own homes, but they tend to be older and more likely to have some form of a disability than non-veterans. Increasingly, local leaders are confronted with the costs associated with more residents — both…

  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — August 16, 2018 — Today the National League of Cities (NLC) announced that it is joining the steering committee for the “Opportunity Starts at Home" campaign, a multi-sector initiative focused on advancing federal solutions that…

American housing
American housing
  • Case Studies & Practices
What was the goal of the initiative?

The UnitedHealthcare and Chicanos Por La Causa Partnership for Quality…

  • Case Studies & Practices

What is the goal of the initiative?

The Housing First initiative in Cleveland/Cuyahoga County, Ohio formed in 2002 in response to all-time-high levels of long-term (chronic) homelessness in the city and county. The initiative’s goal is to…

Emerald Alliance Building Cleveland
Emerald Alliance Building Cleveland
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — Following reports that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is backtracking on a proposal to reallocate $460 million away from HUD-VASH, a program that supports homeless Veterans, National League of Cities (NLC) President…

homeless veteran
homeless veteran