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Fewer Than 1 in 4 Households Eligible for Housing Assistance Get It, But Congress Cuts Assistance Even More—and How You Can Speak Out

Posted at http://www.chn.org/2015/06/26/head-smacker-fewer-than-1-in-4-households-eligible-for-housing-assistance-get-it-but-congress-cuts-assistance-even-more/#.VZKvqflViko By Lecia Imbery June 26, 2015 Fewer than 1 in 4 low-income households who qualify for housing assistance receives it due to lack of funds, but that didn’t stop the House of Representatives from cutting housing assistance even more. Earlier … Continue reading

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Support the National Housing Trust Fund with District Visits During Summer Recess

From the National Low Income Housing Coalition (http://www.nlihc.org): Congress is locked in a budget fight that threatens housing programs. Many of you have likely heard that on June 9, the House of Representatives passed a Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, … Continue reading

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Urge Your Representative to Oppose the House Approps Bill and Support Amendments that Protect the NHTF and Other Housing Programs

House Appropriations Bill Deeply Underfunds Housing Programs and Eviscerates the NHTF From the National Low Income Housing Coalition (http://www.nlihc.org): On May 13, the House Committee on Appropriations passed its FY16 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) bill, … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Recess—Speak Up for Affordable Housing

From the National Low Income Housing Coalition (http://www.nlihc.org): Congress has left Washington, DC for the Memorial Day recess.  Your Representative likely will be at work in his or her home district for the next week. Many will be participating in … Continue reading

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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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