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.

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December 14, 2020

House Passes Continuing Resolution to Fund Government through December 18

The House of Representatives passed on December 8 a one-week continuing resolution (CR) to extend current funding for federal agencies and programs through December 18. The bill (H.R. 8900) passed out of the House by a vote of 346-67. The bill was passed by the Senate and signed by the president on…