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National Coalition for Housing Justice Statement on Equitable Pay

The National Coalition for Housing Justice is committed to seeking housing justice in order to end homelessness. Pursuing housing justice includes supporting staff- many of whom are BIPOC and have lived experience of homelessness- who work on the front lines of our field with fair wages that can support living in safe and stable housing.

The National Coalition for Housing Justice Statement on the Appointment of Jeff Olivet to the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

February 7, 2022 Last week, The Biden Administration named Jeff Olivet as the new Executive Director of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH). The National Coalition for Housing Justice (NCHJ), whose membership knows Mr. Olivet and his work well, welcomes him to this role and looks forward to partnering with him and USICH as …

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Signal Boost: Former HUD staff urge housing investments in Built Back Better Act

The National Coalition for Housing Justice applauds the nearly 40 former staff of HUD who sent a letter urging President Biden, Majority Leader Schumer, and Speaker Pelosi to maintain House-passed funding levels for housing in the Build Back Better Act. We have shared the text in full below, and the letter can also be found …

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National Coalition for Housing Justice Calls on Congress to Enact Historic Housing Investments in Build Back Better Act

Washington, D.C. – The National Coalition for Housing Justice (NCHJ) calls on Congress to not turn its back on housing in the Build Back Better Act. Any spending cuts to the overall size of the economic recovery package must not come at the expense of proven solutions to America’s housing and homelessness crisis. Rental assistance, …

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Policing- and punishment-based approaches: A really expensive way to make homelessness worse

September 28, 2021 The National Coalition for Housing Justice (NCHJ) is aligned behind seeking housing justice in order to end homelessness, including youth homelessness. The national organizations that make up the NCHJ represent advocates and leaders in national efforts to end homelessness.  Today, the coalition released the following statement, condemning the ongoing use of law …

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