A group of housing and civil rights leaders today announced a multi-year initiative to significantly increase the nation’s Black homeownership rate. The Black Homeownership Collaborative, a new coalition of more than 100 organizations and individuals, launched a commitment to create 3 million net new Black homeowners by 2030 through an ambitious 7-point plan.
Housing leaders, HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge to join in Cleveland for event on increasing Black homeownership
On June 18, housing and civil rights leaders will formally announce the launch of a national initiative to increase Black homeownership. The Black Homeownership Collaborative is a coalition of over 100 organizations and individuals who have committed to creating 3 million net new Black homeowners by 2030.
Statement of NHC President and CEO David M. Dworkin on the confirmation of Adrianne Todman as HUD Deputy Secretary
Adrianne Todman brings to this role the perfect combination of policy, operational and on-the-ground experience. She is a proven leader who knows the importance of working together for common sense solutions to the complex problems our nation faces in housing and community investment.
Statement of NHC President and CEO David M. Dworkin on the reintroduction of the Yes in My Backyard (YIMBY) Act
The National Housing Conference (NHC) applauds U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) for introducing the Yes in My Backyard (YIMBY) Act. This important legislation was passed by the House in 2020 with bipartisan support.
The National Housing Conference (NHC), the nation’s oldest and broadest housing coalition, today announced the hiring of Luke Villalobos as its new policy and research director.
Statement of NHC President and CEO David M. Dworkin on Treasury Department’s guidance on the Homeowner Assistance Fund
The National Housing Conference (NHC) commends the U.S. Department of the Treasury for moving rapidly in issuing guidance for the Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF). The fund is a critical piece of the American Rescue Plan and an important step forward in building back greater economic stability for the nation.
Statement of NHC President and CEO David M. Dworkin on Disparate Impact and Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing regulations
HUD’s reinstatement of these critically important civil rights rules is an important first step to ensuring that federal, state and local governments are committed to fair housing and closing the significant and unacceptable racial wealth gap.
President Biden’s infrastructure plan represents a major achievement in recognizing housing as essential human infrastructure. The historic level of funding proposed would be an investment in the future of our country by addressing the persistent affordable housing needs faced by millions of Americans. Increasing and preserving housing stock that is affordable creates jobs, fights social and economic inequities, and helps stabilize our economy.
Statement by David M. Dworkin President and CEO National Housing Conference (NHC) on President Biden’s Intention to Nominate Adrianne Todman for Deputy Secretary of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Adrianne Todman would bring a perfect combination of experience to one of the nation’s most important positions in housing. She understands the needs of HUD’s primary constituencies, who are the housing and redevelopment officials throughout the country navigating HUD’s programs and successfully maximizing the impact of its funding.
The National Housing Conference (NHC), the nation’s oldest and broadest housing coalition, announced today new staff members to its policy team.