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Become a Fair Housing Tester!

Posted Jul 05, 2018

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the federal Fair Housing Act. By prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status and disability, in all types of housing and housing services, the FHA ensures equal housing opportunity. Because ou more

Meet the Staff: Dan Hobbs

Posted Jun 22, 2018

Meet Dan Hobbs! Dan is NHLA’s new Elder Advocacy Coordinator for the Alliance for Healthy Aging (NH AHA).
In this role, Dan is tasked with creating a groundswell of interest for the needs and rights of New Hampshire’s aging population.   Dan’s previous experience in more

Welcome, 2018 summer interns!

Posted Jun 07, 2018

New Hampshire Legal Assistance recently welcomed four new interns for the summer, who are assigned to different NHLA offices around the state, and will have the opportunity to attend court with our advocates, help with research and assist clients. This year our four interns all have one thing in com more

Crossover Report 2018

Posted Mar 30, 2018

March 22 marked crossover, the day when all bills still under consideration in the New Hampshire Legislature cross from one chamber to the other.  NHLA advocates across all practice areas have been involved with various legislation that could harm – or help – low-income residents in New Ham more