Barbara Grau Outstanding Housing Advocate Award Nominations

BACKGROUND

Every year, the Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing (LCBH) honors the memory of Barbara Grau, LCBH's first, full-time, staff attorney. Barbara was a tireless advocate for the tenants that she represented and a strong believer in LCBH's mission. The Barbara Grau Outstanding Housing Advocate recognizes an individual or organization who has shown extraordinary commitment to protecting renters' rights and advancing housing justice.

AWARD CRITERIA

The Barbara Grau Outstanding Housing Advocate Award is given to an individual or organization that has excelled in one or more of the following areas:

  • working to eliminate discriminatory barriers preventing people from obtaining decent housing;
  • assisting low-income tenants in defending their rights to affordable housing;
  • displaying exemplary leadership in the preservation of the identity and character of a neighborhood; and/or
  • addressing the deterioration of affordable housing through community or citywide advocacy.

To submit a nomination, please fill out the nomination form below by Friday, October 1, 2021.

NOMINATION FORM

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