As of February 21, the United for Homes campaign has 1,519 endorsers! These national, state, and local organizations, and state and local elected officials and governments have joined the campaign to fund the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) with revenue raised with modifications to the mortgage interest deduction.
On February 18, the Honorable Svante Myrick, Mayor of Ithaca, New York, became the third mayor and 14th elected official to endorse the United for Homes Campaign.
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Housing Task Force and the National Community Development Association (NCDA) are also new United for Homes endorsers, bringing the count of national organization endorsers to 70.
The United for Homes campaign is striving to demonstrate breadth of support by seeking endorsers in all 435 congressional districts. As of February 21, the campaign had reached 88% of the goal, with only 51 districts to go. Click here to view the remaining congressional districts: http://nlihc.org/sites/default/files/UFH_Endorser_Gaps.pdf
The United for Homes campaign supports H.R 1213, the “Common Sense Housing Investment Act of 2013,” which modifies the mortgage interest deduction and directs the new revenue to the NHTF and other affordable rental housing programs. Learn more about United for Homes campaign at www.unitedforhomes.org.
Click here to see a full list of campaign endorsers: www.unitedforhomes.org/endorsers