Low income families who had endured deteriorating living conditions in W. Baltimore’s Poppleton neighborhood will now be able to enjoy its resurgence. Poppleton Cooperative will be rehabilitated and redeveloped into 111 quality rental homes affordable to very low-income families and seniors. A complicated mix of stimulus funding sources have proven critical to the success of the financing.
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9 January 2015
NHT, NHT/E, and NCLC Submit Testimony on Exelon-Pepco Merger
In December the National Housing Trust, NHT-Enterprise, and the National Consumer Law Center submitted comments to the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia on the proposed merger between Exelon and Pepco. To read the full testimony, click here.
26 November 2014
Support the NHT/E Catalyst Fund!
By donating, you can help support tutoring, urban gardening, and financial literacy for children living in our affordable housing communities. Click here to learn more!
19 November 2014
NHT Job Opening!
NHT is currently hiring for the Loan Fund Administrator position. To read more about the position and apply, please click here.
30 October 2014
Press Release: Museum Square Tenants File Suit to Save Their Homes
Seeking to save their homes, tenants of the 302- unit Museum Square in Washington DC filed a lawsuit alleging that the building owner failed to comply with the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA). To read more about Museum Square and the lawsuit, click here.
16 September 2014
NHT/Enterprise and Mercy Housing Lakefront Win AHF Readers' Choice Award!
We're pleased to announce that Pullman Wheelworks has been named Affordable Housing Finance Magazine's Preservation Project of the Year! Preserved by NHT/Enterprise Preservation Corporation and Mercy Housing Lakefront, the 210 affordable apartments are located in Chicago's Southside and serve as an integral piece of the historic Pullman community's renewal. To read more about the development and the award, click here.
18 August 2014
PrezCat is a joint effort between the National Housing Trust and Novogradac & Company LLP, and generously funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. PrezCat is an online, searchable catalog of state and local affordable housing preservation policies and programs. Using PrezCat, stakeholders can search state specific policies and programs, compare national and regional trends and analysis on affordable housing preservation, and learn about best practices that address affordable housing challenges. To use and learn more about PrezCat, click here.
30 July 2014
NHT Announces NHT Renewable!
NHT Renewable, an NHT/Enterprise affiliate, represents a new model for financing solar energy in affordable multifamily housing. Using combined funding from the MacArthur Foundation, the District of Columbia Sustainable Energy Utility, Enterprise Community Loan Fund, and Back of America, NHT Renewable will install and operate solar photovoltaic and solar thermal systems on five affordable housing properties consisting of 10 buildings across Washington D.C. The installation will reduce energy utility costs in the common area for all five sites by roughly 40%.
20 June 2014
NHT Receives Andromeda Star Award from Alliance to Save Energy
The Andromeda Star Award recognizes NHT's work to create partnerships between housing and energy sectors to help overcome the challenges to serving the multifamily sector with utility energy efficiency resources. Through these partnerships, utilities have committed to investing $40 million in energy efficiency for multifamily rental housing.
8 May 2014
NHT/E's Monsenor Romero Apartments Featured in Washington Post
The National Housing Trust/Enterprise Corporation will soon complete their preservation work on Monsenor Romero Apartments, an affordable multifamily apartment building in Northwest Washington DC. After a five-alarm fire in 2006, which left the property uninhabitable, the tenant association purchased the building in an effort to preserve a historic property in a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood. NHT/E began working with the association to rehabilitate the property and keep it affordable. In October, once the rehabilitation is completed, 75% of the original residents will be able to move back. Click here to read more about Monsenor Romero Apartments.
24 March 2014
NHT/E Presenting on Green Retrofits for Multifamily at CNHED
The National Housing Trust/Enterprise Corporation's Kara Williams-Kief and Jared Lang will be presenting at CNHED's 2014 Training Institute session on Green Retrofits of Multifamily Affordable Housing Properties. Their presentation will center on green development at Channel Square, a DC-based affordable multifamily property NHT is preserving in partnership with Rose Companies and Somerset Development Company. To register for the session and learn about how to reap the most benefits from investment in retrofitting an affordable multifamily property, click here.
20 February 2014
NHT Receives MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions (MACEI)
The National Housing Trust is one of seven nonprofit organizations worldwide to receive the 2014 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The Award, announced today, recognizes exceptional nonprofit organizations who have demonstrated creativity and impact, and invests in long-term sustainability with one-time grants. To read more about NHT's work and the MacArthur award will help NHT grow, click here.
12 November 2013
NHT Resident Success Story Featured in New NDD Report on Sequestration Impacts
The Non-Defense Discretionary Coalition (NDD), comprised of human needs and services organizations across fields, focuses on saving funding programs that provide public service to the nation's most vulnerable populations. NDD Coalition's new report, "Faces of Austerity: How Budget Cuts Have Made Us Sicker, Poorer, and Less Secure," features a resident success story from NHT/Enterprise's own Hazel Hill property. To read the report and the story, click here.
1 October 2013
NHT/Enterprise Enrolls Uninsured Residents in Health Care Through ACAThe National Housing Trust/Enterprise Preservation Corporation
(NHT/Enterprise) is partnering with enrollment partners to host "open enrollment" for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) at NHT/E's properties. To read more about our open enrollment events, click here.
The National Housing Trust preserves affordable homes and strengthens communities through three affiliated organizations: The National Housing Trust/Enterprise Preservation Corporation, The National Housing Trust Community Development Fund, and The Institute for Community Economics.
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