Memo to Members and Partners Articles

September 13, 2021

Representative Barbara Lee Introduces Renters’ Bill of Rights

Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) introduced on September 7 the “Renters’ Bill of Rights” resolution, legislation affirming the rights of all renters to safe, affordable, and decent homes. The resolution calls for bold action by Congress and HUD, including the HoUSed campaign’s top policy…

August 9, 2021

From the Field: New Jersey Budget Includes Significant Housing Investments

The New Jersey state budget signed by Governor Phil Murphy on June 29 preserves full funding of New Jersey’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) and uses general funds to pay for other non-AHTF programs, including ones to broaden access to homeownership for moderate-income families. Governor…

August 2, 2021

Congresswoman Cori Bush Introduces “Unhoused Bill of Rights”

Congresswoman Cori Bush (D-MO) on July 28 introduced the “Unhoused Bill of Rights,” a federal resolution calling on Congress to end the homelessness crisis by 2025. The resolution urges the federal government to declare the homelessness crisis a life-threatening public health emergency and provides…