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Become a Fair Housing Tester!

Posted May 09, 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 ...read 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 ...read more

Fair Housing conference on the rights of long-term care residents

Posted Mar 26, 2018

New Hampshire Legal Assistance, NH Housing Finance Authority and Hanover Hill Health Care Center are sponsoring a fair housing conference, Civil Rights and Resources for Residents of Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities, on Tuesday, April 24.

The free conference is designed for f ...read more

House bill would help elder victims of financial abuse

Posted Mar 23, 2018

By Max Sullivan  Seacoast Online
CONCORD -- A state House bill could expedite the process for elderly and disabled people to acquire relief from financial exploiters, its crafters using the state’s existing domestic violence protective order process as the blueprint. The bill, HB 180 ...read more