The economic displacement caused by the COVID-19 pandemic puts in peril both the homes of millions of American renters and the financial viability of tens of thousands of firms who own and operate those homes.
As Congress looks to stabilize the housing market, we urge lawmakers to focus on ensuring renters have the financial support to meet their obligations so that housing providers can pay their own bills—including mortgages, taxes, salaries and more. Learn more about NMHC's advocacy work during the COVID-19 pandemic >>>
As states begin to open enrollment, NMHC remains engaged with Congress and the Treasury Department to ensure the program is administered in an efficient and effective manner that works for both residents and property owners/managers.Read the FAQs
On September 10, David Schwartz, Chairman and CEO of Waterton and Chair of NMHC testified before the House Committee on Financial Services on the urgent reforms needed to the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP).
NMHC Pulse Survey on Eviction Mitigation Practices, which ran from July 19 to 26, with 74 leading multifamily firms responding.
- NMHC Leads Coalition Opposing Eviction Moratorium Provision in Proposed ERAP Legislation
- NMHC Chair David Schwartz Testifies Before Congress on the COVID Emergency Rental Assistance Program
- Representing the Nation’s Apartment Industry, Chairman and CEO of Waterton, David Schwartz, Testifies Before the House Committee on Financial Services
- Supreme Court Blocks CDC Eviction Moratorium
- NMHC Leads Real Estate Coalition in ERAP Reform Advocacy Efforts
- Real Estate Coalition Letter Opposing Eviction Moratorium in H.R. 5196
- Real Estate Coalition Letter Proposing ERAP Disbursement Solutions
- Real Estate Coalition Urging an End to the Federal Eviction Moratorium - July 2021
- NMHC Letter to Senate Banking and House Financial Services on Rent Assistance and Eviction Mitigation
- NMHC and NAA Statement to House Ways and Means Subcommittee Expanding Housing Access to All Americans Hearing