Formed in 1931, the nonprofit National Housing Conference is dedicated to helping ensure safe, decent and affordable housing for all in America. As a division of NHC, the Center for Housing Policy specializes in solutions through research, working to broaden understanding of America’s affordable housing challenges and examine the impact of policies and programs developed to address these needs. Through evidence-based advocacy for the continuum of housing, NHC develops ideas, resources and policy solutions to shape an improved housing landscape.
NHC Convenes its members, stakeholders and others to improve coordination of diverse agendas and build consensus on key housing issues.
NHC Advocates for policies and legislation focused on meeting the full range of housing concerns, working to:
NHC Broadens the constituency base of those actively involved in the fight for affordable housing.
NHC Elevates national awareness concerning the importance of and need for affordable housing.
NHC Honors the work of distinguished leaders in providing affordable housing through the: