Demanding that policymakers cut spending and/or raise taxes even when the economy slows is the opposite of what is needed to stabilize a weak economy and avert recessions.
The Community Health Law Project is calling for nominations for the Ann Klein Advocate Awards.
The Senate is recommending HUD funding at $39.2B, an increase of nearly $89M above the FY2016 enacted level and $446M below the budget request.
There is more to be done to address housing and community development needs, but H.R. 3700 represents solid progress in the right direction.
To address our nation’s severe shortage of affordable rental housing Congress must raise Housing Credit allocation authority by at least 50 percent.
Without funding increases, communities may have to make cuts to programs and halt progress toward ending chronic, family, or youth homelessness.
Too many go to work every day and do not make enough money to put food on the table, pay the utility bills and put a roof over their children’s heads.
We need a budget that works for our communities. Please work to restore HOME funding to at least $1.06B, as requested in the President’s budget.
The House proposes a 15% cut to PATH and the Senate proposes a 38% cut to the Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness program.
During the August recess reach out to NJ’s two Senators and your Representative and explain to them how sequester budget cuts hurt low income people.