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Advocating for Affordable Housing Just Got Easier!

From the National Low Income Housing Coalition (http://www.nlihc.org): The Problem: THE SHORTAGE OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING We all need a decent, affordable home. Yet today, in communities across America, millions are without this basic necessity. For every 100 extremely low income … Continue reading

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Urge Your US Representative to Support the Common Sense Housing Investment Act

From the National Low Income Housing Coalition (http://www.nlihc.org): On March 15, Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced H.R. 1213, the Common Sense Housing Investment Act of 2013 (http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1213). The bill would advance efforts to fund the National Housing Trust Fund through … Continue reading

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Fiscal Cliff Fall Out: Act Now

From Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania (http://www.housingalliancepa.org/): With sequestration cuts looming once again, the time for action is now. Under H.R. 8 American Taxpayer Relief (http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr8), 8.2% across-the-board cuts are scheduled to occur in March. In Pennsylvania, we stand to lose … Continue reading

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Fund the National Housing Trust Fund

From the National Council of Churches’ Poverty Initiative (http://www.nccendpoverty.org/index.html): It’s getting colder out, and there’s a home for the homeless. But no one can live in it. The National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF), enacted as part of the Housing and … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Provide Critical Funding for the National Housing Trust Fund

From the National Low Income Housing Coalition (http://www.nlihc.org): Please contact your Members of Congress and encourage them to co-sponsor the following bills: S. 489 (http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s489) & H.R. 1477 (http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1477): To provide critical funding for the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) … Continue reading

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Urge Pennsylvania’s Members of Congress to Co-Sponsor National Housing Trust Fund Legislation

From the National Low Income Housing Coalition (http://www.nlihc.org):   Urge Pennsylvania’s Members of Congress to cosponsor S. 489 (http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s112-489) and H.R. 1477 (http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h112-1477) that would provide funding for the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF). To date, neither Senator and no … Continue reading

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Important Actions Needed Before Congress Adjourns

There are many actions we have forwarded to you over the 2009-2010 legislative session. Some have passed, and many will die with the end of this session. Here are four pieces of legislation with a significant potential for passage—though they … Continue reading

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Call Congress Now to Make Sure National Housing Trust Fund is Funded in 2010

From the National Low Income Housing Coalition (http://www.nlihc.org):   Despite including $1.065 billion for the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) in prior versions of “tax extenders” legislation, it has been left out of the current compromise proposal. The White House … Continue reading

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Calls Needed Now! Support Unemployment Benefit Extension, Equal Pay, Child Care/Head Start, and National Housing Trust Fund

Congress started its “lame duck” session today, and there is much unfinished business—most critically, an extension of unemployment benefits to support millions of Americans still struggling to find jobs in this difficult economy. However, all need support, and your help … Continue reading

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Tell Senators Casey and Specter and Your Representative to Fund the National Housing Trust Fund Now!

From the National Low Income Housing Coalition (http://www.nlihc.org):   With Congress returning from its August recess, supporters of the National Housing Trust Fund have a several-week window in which to remind members of both the Senate and the House of … Continue reading

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