The ability to serve low income people in need depends on federal appropriations. NLIHC monitors the federal budget process and advocates for the highest possible allocation of resources at HUD and the USDA Rural Housing Service to support affordable housing and community development.
NLIHC is a Steering Committee member of the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding, a coalition of over 70 national organizations working together to ensure robust resources to address America's housing crisis. Learn more here.
Budget Analysis for Fiscal Year 2023
The following documents are provided with this article.
- Factsheet: Impacts of Government Shutdown on Affordable Housing Programs
- Factsheet: Expired or Expiring HUD Project-Based Rental Assistance Contracts (Dec. 2018 - Feb. 2019) (By State)
For more information on Budget and Appropriations, contact Kim Johnson, Policy Analyst, at [email protected].
Memo to Members and Partners Articles
May 25, 2023
Urge Your Members of Congress to Protect Housing and Homelessness Programs by Telling Them #CutsHurt!
President Biden and congressional leaders are continuing negotiations to raise the nation’s debt ceiling before a debt default, which could occur as early as June 1 if no agreement is reached. Despite the harm posed by a default, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and fellow House Republicans say…
Advocates showed up strong for NLIHC’s “Spring into Action” campaign between May 8-19, engaging their members of Congress about the importance of funding vital housing and homelessness programs. The two-week effort, which coincided with a key period for negotiations over the debt ceiling and the…
Negotiations between the White House and proxies for House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) stretched into the weekend, as both sides sought to reach an agreement to raise the nation’s debt ceiling. Leaders have until June 1 to reach a deal on raising the debt ceiling, after which Treasury Secretary…
May 18, 2023
Join NLIHC’s Last Day of our “Spring into Action” Mobilization Effort to Tell Congress #CutsHurt!
Congressional leaders and President Joe Biden have started negotiating over raising the federal debt ceiling, with the nation facing default as soon as June 1 if they are not able to reach an agreement. Despite the serious harm that would be caused by a default, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)…