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 leads the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding to ensure robust resources to address America's housing crisis. Learn more here.

Budget Trends

Changes in Funding Levels for Key HUD Programs (FY10-FY20)Fact of the Week: Housing Assistance Budget Authority as a Share of GDP Has Declined Precipitously, Spending Relatively Consistent, Since the 1970's
Budget Analysis for Fiscal Year 2021

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For more information on Budget and Appropriations, contact Sonya Acosta, Policy Analyst, at [email protected] or 202.548.7969.

Memo to Members and Partners Articles

October 12, 2021

Additional Coronavirus Updates – October 12, 2021

National Updates FEMA FEMA and HUD in September jointly released “Model Transitions from Non-Congregate Shelter: Joint Recommendations for Assisting People Experiencing Homelessness,” a document that provides information to communities on strategies and funding sources to help individuals and…

September 27, 2021

House Passes Continuing Resolution to Fund Government through December 3

The House of Representatives on September 21 passed a continuing resolution (CR) to extend current levels of funding for federal agencies and programs through December 3, while raising the debt limit through December 2022. The stop-gap funding bill (H.R. 5305), which passed out of the House on a…