Memo to Members and Partners Articles

February 3, 2020

Members of Congress Introduce “The People’s Housing Platform”

A group of congressional leaders announced on January 29 a set of proposals to address homelessness and housing poverty called “The People’s Housing Platform.” The congressional leaders are Representatives Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Jesús "Chuy" García (D-IL), Pramila Jayapal (…

February 3, 2020

Sign National Letter Urging Housing Investments in Infrastructure Package

House Democrats have unveiled a $760 billion blueprint for an infrastructure package that does not include robust resources to build or preserve affordable and accessible homes for America’s lowest-income seniors, people of color, people with disabilities, families with children, and other…

January 21, 2020

Rep. Heck Introduces Legislation to Expand the National Housing Trust Fund

Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) introduced legislation on January 14 to expand the national Housing Trust Fund (HTF), with Representatives Clay (MO-01), Blumenauer (OR-03), and Perlmutter (CO-07) joining as original cosponsors. The “Fulfilling the Promise of the Housing Trust Fund Act” (H.R.…