Nonprofit national housing and legal advocacy center established in 1968 to advance housing justice for poor people. HQ in San Francisco.
Organization Website

Twitter: @NHLP
Facebook: Facebook
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.

National Housing Law Project (NHLP)


News Story

Section 8 housing vouchers-holders struggle to stay in community post-fire

Kevin Fixler
The Press Democrat
December 28, 2017
“The displacement can be widespread. There’s really nowhere for people to go.”

News Story

In California, Landlords Threaten Immigrant Tenants with Deportations

Kriston Capps
Atlantic, The
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.

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