Senator Elizabeth Warren’s “American Housing and Economic Mobility Act,” which would increase funding for the HTF, now has a companion bill in the House.
The “Task Force on the Impact of the Affordable Housing Crisis Act” has 16 bipartisan cosponsors. Call Senators Menendez and Booker to ask them to sponsor.
For FY19, HUD needs approximately $1.3 billion more funding to maintain current program levels and renew existing housing assistance contracts.
A year-long CR at FY18 levels would result in deep cuts to critical housing programs and cause thousands of families to lose access to stable housing.
On November 26, 2018, The Hill published an op-ed by National Low Income Housing Coalition President and CEO Diane Yentel on disaster housing recovery.