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NHLA attorneys write about their victory for low-income children with disabilities

Posted Jun 22, 2017

NHLA Litigation Director Kay Drought and Staff Attorney Ruth Heintz were commissioned by the Clearinghouse Community of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law to write about their victory in the Hendricks et al vs NH case which protected federal assistance for children with disabilities. more

NHLA Statement on NH Senate budget

Posted Jun 01, 2017

Statement of Lynne Parker, NHLA Executive Director, on the NH Senate budget passed on May 31, 2017
"I’d like to thank the Senate for passing a budget last night that includes the governor's requested funding for NHLA. The proposed budget will allow us to expand our services to low-income and vu more

Become a part of our housing justice team as a paid housing discrimination tester

Posted May 16, 2017

Fair housing opens doors. While much progress has been made to provide equal access to housing, the work to encourage open communities and end discrimination is on-going. Periodic tests evaluating housing opportunities to determine where certain protected groups face discrimination is a key com more