Grantee Profile

National Housing Law Project

Grants to National Housing Law Project

  • $225,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 2 years)

    Housing

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — The National Housing Law Project provides legal assistance to affordable housing residents and their advocates and trains public agency staff about housing policies and regulations. In many parts of the country, low-income families face a shortage of safe, affordable rental housing. The problem is exacerbated by tenants' inability to afford competent lawyers in disputes with landlords, and by local elected officials' lack of understanding about their obligations to support affordable rental housing. With this grant, the National Housing Law Project will continue to provide legal advocacy and education to advance the goal of preserving affordable rental housing across the country.

  • $530,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Housing

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — In support of general operations (over three years).

  • $135,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Housing

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — In support of general operations.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — To strengthen the institution for the future.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Housing

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — In support of general operations (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded National Housing Law Project $1,790,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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