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National Low Income Housing Coalition

Achieving socially just public policy that assures people with the lowest incomes in the United States have affordable and decent homes.

four stars

91.93

1000 Vermont Ave NW Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 662-1530   Web Site
EIN: 52-1089824

Board Leadership
Marla Newman
Chair

CEO
Diane Yentel
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.93 four stars
  Financial 96.98 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Low Income Housing Coalition is dedicated solely to achieving socially just public policy that assures people with the lowest incomes in the United States have affordable and decent homes. Founded in 1974 by Cushing N. Dolbeare, NLIHC educates, organizes and advocates to ensure decent, affordable housing for everyone. Our goals are to preserve existing federally assisted homes and housing resources, expand the supply of low income housing, and establish housing stability as the primary purpose of federal low income housing policy.

The National Low Income Housing Coalition is dedicated solely to achieving socially just public policy that assures people with the lowest incomes in the United States have affordable and decent homes. Founded in 1974 by Cushing N. Dolbeare, NLIHC educates, organizes and advocates to ensure decent, affordable housing for everyone. Our goals are to preserve existing federally assisted homes and housing resources, expand the supply of low income housing, and establish housing stability as the primary purpose of federal low income housing policy.

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Financial

four stars

96.98

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
83.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.54
  Program Expenses Growth 17.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Low Income Housing Coalition on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Low Income Housing Coalition on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Low Income Housing Coalition (DC) 91.93 four stars
Alliance for Justice (DC) 90.37 four stars
American Association of People with Disabilities (DC) 91.35 four stars
Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CO) 85.14 three stars
Southeastern Legal Foundation (GA) 89.86 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,752,013
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $458,022
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,210,035
   Program Service Revenue $623,615
Total Primary Revenue $5,833,650
   Other Revenue $300,421
TOTAL REVENUE $6,134,071
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,311,254
   Administrative Expenses $444,523
   Fundraising Expenses $213,842
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,969,619
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,164,452
   
Net Assets $8,433,824

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
National Low Income Housing Coalition has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 91.93 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 91.78 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 84.78 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 89.74 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1089824
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL LOW INCOME HOUSING COALITION AND LOW INCOME HOUSING
NTEE Code L99
NTEE Classification Housing, Shelter N.E.C.
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (398) Instruction and guidance on housing
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date May, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$212,925 5.36% Diane Yentel President, CEO $1,240

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Low Income Housing Coalition (DC) 91.93 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

National Low Income Housing Coalition
1000 Vermont Ave NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 662-1530
fax: (202) 393-1973
EIN: 52-1089824

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Board Leadership

Marla Newman
Chair

CEO

Diane Yentel
President, CEO

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