The Housing Advocacy Network (formerly The Nine-County Advocacy Network) started in 1996 when NPH received a multi-year grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to work on community acceptance strategies for affordable housing. The Housing Advocacy Network works on local, regional and state housing campaigns and issues. The Network provides an opportunity for local groups to work together to meet regional housing goals.In order to build and increase local capacity for community advocacy and education, NPH redistributed the grant to county-level housing advocacy coalitions. Representatives from these local housing advocacy organizations formed the Community Acceptance Strategies Consortium (CASC). At the end of the grant period, CASC decided to continue as a regionally entity and became the Nine-County Advocacy Network. Campaigns and projects of the Housing Advocacy Network include:
For more information, please contact Pilar Lorenzana-Campo at pilar (at) nonprofithousing.org.