The NHTF is the first new affordable housing production program in a generation, and it’s the first to focus on extremely low income families.
We know how to end homelessness; what is lacking is the political will to put the necessary resources behind the solutions we know will work.
“We can find no social or moral justification, no justification whatsoever, for lack of housing,” the pope said while having lunch with the homeless.
Housing to End Homelessness: How the National Housing Trust Fund Will Help reviews how states can utilize funds to end homelessness.
The unmet need for affordable rental housing continues to grow, while appropriations for affordable rental housing continues to shrink.
NJ’s delegation voted along party lines with Representative Chris Smith (R-4) voting “no” along with all of the Democrats on the FY16 THUD Budget.
House appropriations bill for HUD passed April 29th by the THUD committee would remove essential components of the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF).
The legislation includes a total of $42 billion for HUD – an increase of $1B above the fiscal year (FY) 2015 enacted level and $3B below the request.
The Common Sense Housing Investment Act of 2015, would invest more than $200 billion over ten years to expand the supply of affordable rental housing.
HUD published a two-page chart comparing features of the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) and the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program.