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Statement from the Board of Directors

Posted Aug 16, 2018

NHLA Executive Director Lynne Parker has been selected to be the new executive director of the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation (MLAC), effective September 17. She will succeed Lonnie Powers, who will retire at the end of August after 35 years as MLAC’s executive director.A statemen ...read more

NHLA seeks attorney leadership for Concord branch office

Posted Aug 13, 2018

NHLA is seeking an attorney to serve as managing attorney of the Concord branch office.  Recognized nationally for our achievements, NHLA has a proud history of aggressive, creative advocacy for low-income and elderly clients in federal and state courts, as well as in legislative and adminis ...read more

Become a Fair Housing Tester!

Posted Jul 05, 2018

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the federal Fair Housing Act. By prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status and disability, in all types of housing and housing services, the FHA ensures equal housing opportunity. Because ou ...read more

Meet the Staff: Dan Hobbs

Posted Jun 22, 2018

Meet Dan Hobbs! Dan is NHLA’s new Elder Advocacy Coordinator for the Alliance for Healthy Aging (NH AHA).
In this role, Dan is tasked with creating a groundswell of interest for the needs and rights of New Hampshire’s aging population.   Dan’s previous experience in ...read more