NLIHC Memo: Point of View – HUD “Mixed-Status” Immigration Rule is Based on a Lie

 

Volume 24, Issue 18
May 13, 2019

In This Issue:

Point of View

HUD “Mixed-Status” Immigration Rule is Based on a Lie – by NLIHC President and CEO Diane Yentel

Last week, HUD proposed to evict families with undocumented immigrants in their households from public and other subsidized housing. Over fifty thousand deeply poor children – all US citizens or legal permanent residents – would be evicted and put at high risk of homelessness.

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HUD

Trump Administration Publishes Proposed “Mixed-Status” Rule that Would Lead to Family Separations and Evictions for Certain Immigrant Families

HUD published a proposed rule in the Federal Register on May 10 that would lead to thousands of “mixed-status” immigrant families that have members who are undocumented or otherwise ineligible for public and other subsidized housing to split up or be evicted, putting them at high risk of homelessness.

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Join Twitterstorm on May 16 at 3 p.m. ET to Oppose HUD’s Rule that Would Evict Certain Immigrant Families from Subsidized Housing

The Trump administration published a proposed rule on May 10 that would prohibit “mixed-status” immigrant families from living in public and other subsidized housing (see related article in this Memo to Members and Partners).

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NLIHC Provides Materials from Webinar on HUD’s Proposed Section 3 Rule

NLIHC recently held a webinar for residents of subsidized housing on the public housing-related provisions of HUD’s proposed revisions to Section 3 regulations.

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HUD Provides Interim Guidance on Bed-Bug Provisions in Model Leases

HUD sent a memorandum to its staff and owners and managers of HUD-assisted multifamily properties providing interim updated guidance regarding prevention and response to pest infestation, particularly bed bugs.

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Congress

Lawmakers Denounce Proposed Mixed-Status Rule for Immigrant Families that Would Lead to Family Separations and Evictions

Lawmakers in both the House and Senate denounced a new rule proposed by the Trump Administration that would lead to thousands of “mixed-status” immigrant families that have members who are undocumented or otherwise ineligible for public and other subsidized housing to split up or be evicted, putting them at high risk of homelessness.

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Native American Housing

HUD Releases Notice of Funding Availability for New Tribal Housing Grant

HUD released on May 7 a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for nearly $200 million in new competitive funding through the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) program.

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Budget and Appropriations

House Committee Approves Topline Funding Levels for FY20

The House Appropriations Committee approved, by a party-line vote of 30-22, spending limits for its fiscal year (FY) 2020 spending bills on May 8.

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Our Homes, Our Voices

Invite Your Members of Congress to Your Housing Week of Action Event!

Now is the time to invite your members of Congress to attend your Our Homes, Our Voices National Housing Week of Action (May 30-June 5) event! Members of Congress will be in their home districts May 30 to June 2.  Involve them in Week of Action to heighten their understanding about the importance of safe, affordable, and accessible homes.

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Disaster Housing Recovery

House Passes New Disaster Aid Package, but Senate Remains at Impasse

Congress is still at an impasse over a disaster aid package that would provide billions of dollars to impacted communities across the country.

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Additional Disaster Housing Recovery Updates – May 13, 2019

The following is a review of additional disaster housing recovery developments since the last edition of Memo to Members and Partners (for the article in the previous Memo, see 5/6).

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Research

Middle-Income Households Typically Fare Well on Housing Measures Except in Some High-Cost Metros

A report by the Brookings Institution, Cost, crowding, commuting? Housing stress on the middle class, finds that middle-income households in the U.S. on average fare well on three measures of housing stress: affordability, crowding (home size), and commute times.

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Fact of the Week 

Americans Across the Political Spectrum Overwhelmingly Support Affordable Housing Solutions

Source: NLIHC’s Opportunity Starts at Home Public Opinion Polling on Housing Affordability conducted by Hart Research, March 28, 2019.

Opportunity Starts at Home

JustLeadershipUSA Joins Opportunity Starts at Home Steering Committee

JustLeadershipUSA (JLUSA) announced on May 1 that it is joining the Opportunity Starts at Home multisector affordable homes campaign Steering Committee.

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NLIHC in the News

NLIHC in the News for the Week of May 5

The following are some of the news stories that NLIHC contributed to during the week of May 5.

  • “HUD says 55,000 children could be displaced under Trump plan to evict undocumented immigrants,” The Washington Post, May 10 at: https://wapo.st/2PUbrZy
  • “Proposed Rule Could Evict 55,000 Children From Subsidized Housing,” National Public Radio, May 10 at: https://n.pr/2He864Y
  • “New HUD rule would render 55,000 children of immigrants homeless,” Curbed, May 10 at: https://bit.ly/2JdMRCr
  • “Trump Admin Moves Ahead with Plan that Could Leave 55,000 Kids Homeless,” MotherJones, May 10 at: https://bit.ly/2J9I84I
  • “Housing coalition chief: Trump has inept response to Panhandle crisis,” Orlando Sentinel, May 8 at: https://bit.ly/2LuXAus
  • “Elizabeth Warren bets big on policy to break through crowded Democratic field,” CBS News, May 3 at: https://cbsn.ws/2HeRPgi  

NLIHC News

Where to Find Us – May 13

NLIHC President and CEO Diane Yentel and other NLIHC staff will be speaking at the following events in the coming months:

NLIHC Staff

Sonya Acosta, Policy Analyst, x231
Kyle Arbuckle, Housing Advocacy Organizer, x227
Andrew Aurand, Vice President for Research, x245
Lily Barrett, Policy Intern, x241
Victoria Bourret, Housing Advocacy Organizer, x244
Josephine Clarke, Executive Assistant, x226
Abby Cooper, Research Intern, x249
Dan Emmanuel, Senior Research Analyst, x316
Ed Gramlich, Senior Advisor, x314
Paul Kealey, Chief Operating Officer, x232
Mike Koprowski, Director, Multisector Housing Campaign, x317
Joseph Lindstrom, Manager, Field Organizing, x222
Lisa Marlow, Communications Coordinator, x239
Sarah Mickelson, Senior Director of Public Policy, x228
Khara Norris, Director of Administration, x242
Ikra Rafi, Creative Services Specialist, x246
Catherine Reeves, Development Coordinator, x234
Brooke Schipporeit, Housing Advocacy Organizer, x233
Nayasia Thomas, Graphic Design Intern, gdintern@nlihc.org
Elayne Weiss, Senior Policy Analyst, x243
Chantelle Wilkinson, Housing Campaign Coordinator, x230
Renee Willis, Vice President for Field and Communications, x247
Diane Yentel, President and CEO, x225

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