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Mar/Apr 1996

Issue #86

In this issue, we feature housing news from Santa Fe and Pittsburgh, and offer some nuts-and-bolts information on how housing advocates and nonprofits can prepare for the 1996 president election season.


Reinventing Housing in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh mayor Tom Murphy


The 1996 Campaign Season – How Housing Groups Can Make a Difference

The 1994 elections are history. Newt is on a tight leash, the Contract on America is losing in the polls, and Clinton and Dole are all but nominated. Soon, the […]

Shelter Shorts

Shelter Shorts

Public Housing Ordered for Dallas Suburbs On one of many lawsuits filed against HUD, local housing authorities, and cities to reverse decades of ghettoization of poor minorities, a federal judge […]

Organizing Strategy

Organizing to Build a Movement

In December 1994, President Bill Clinton proposed converting public housing and project-based Section 8 into vouchers. House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Congressman Rick Lazio (R-NY), chairman of the housing subcommittee, […]


NHI Activities

March/April 1996 NHI Activities NHI in Cyberspace – John Atlas, NHI board president, and Harold Simon, NHI executive director, participated in the recent Markle Foundation-supported interactive budget simulation game, Reinventing […]