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Community & Housing

Cities today face varying challenges with housing and creating welcoming neighborhoods for their demographically diverse residents. NLC offers resources and tools to help you cultivate communities that not only meet the needs of your diverse residents, but welcome them and offer a sense of place.

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More than 30 mayors sign on in Texas vs. United States in defense of reform action.

National League of Cities President Ralph Becker, mayor, Salt Lake City, Utah, joined more than 30 mayors from cities across the country on January 23 to…

Mayor Becker
Mayor Becker
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Austin, TX - As 3,000 city officials gathered in Austin, Texas, for the National League of Cities (NLC) annual meeting, it remained clear that comprehensive immigration reform is overdue. NLC welcomes the president's use of executive authority to…

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Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and National League of Cities (NLC) today announced a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help fight against veteran homelessness in cities across the…

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Washington, DC - To encourage and support city efforts that expand children's access to nature, the National League of Cities will partner with the Children & Nature Network to launch the Cities Promoting Access to Nature initiative. This new…

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 Veteran homelessness has dropped 33% since 2010 and 10% in the last year alone.

As part of NLC’s on-going State of the Cities series, Veterans Day offers an opportunity to look closely at how cities are following through on their…

navy vet homeless
navy vet homeless
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State and local governments are on the front lines of ensuring veterans are successfully reintegrated into their communities. The numbers can be daunting:

48,000 veterans will return from Afghanistan by the end of the year. 58,000 veterans…
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Sixteen Cities Participate in "Homeless Veteran Leadership Network"

Washington, D.C. - National League of Cities (NLC) today announced the "Homeless Veteran Leadership Network" (HVLN…

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Audrey Rowe, second from left, along with staff from NLC and FRAC, visit a middle school in Nashville to see how the school prepares their afterschool meals and to learn more about their coordinated afterschool programs.

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NLC is proud to announce its continued partnership with The Wallace Foundation. Through a new communication grant, NLC is working to equip city leaders with the knowledge to create, expand and improve afterschool opportunities in their…

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WHAT: National League of Cities' annual Congressional City Conference brings together more than 2,000 elected and appointed city leaders to focus on the federal policy issues that are important to local governments. The conference, held March 8…

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