Looking Forward: Our Focus in 2017
As I said soon after the election, the work that we do in affordable housing and community development has never felt more important.
We're deeply committed to working with both sides of the political aisle to advocate for inclusive communities of opportunity across the country.
And now that the administration has released its proposed "skinny budget," our response must be loud. This is the time to take action and advocate for affordable housing in your community. Here are a few ways to raise your voice:
- Call or write your members of Congress.
- Sign the HOME Coalition's letter urging Congress to protect and restore funding for HOME.
- Join the ACTION Campaign, a coalition of over 2,000 national, state, and local organizations and businesses working to address our nation’s severe shortage of affordable rental housing by protecting, expanding and strengthening the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit.
We'll keep fighting to protect critical programs that transform communities and improve people's lives. Take a deep dive into our five major areas of focus for 2017: