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

April 12, 2021

President Biden Proposes 15% Increase to HUD Budget for FY22

President Joe Biden released on April 9 a “budget blueprint” previewing his full fiscal year (FY) 2022 budget request, the details of which are expected to be released in the coming weeks. The President’s blueprint proposes a $9 billion increase – or 15% – to HUD’s budget over FY21. If enacted,…