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 is a Steering Committee member of the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding, a coalition of over 70 national organizations working together to ensure robust resources to address America's housing crisis. Learn more here.

Memo to Members and Partners Articles

November 22, 2021

Appropriations Negotiations Stall as December 3 Deadline Draws Near

Congress passed on September 30 a continuing resolution (CR) extending current funding levels for the federal government until December 3, 2021 (see Memo, 10/4), but since the CR was enacted, little headway has been made in finalizing federal appropriations for fiscal year (FY) 2022, and an…

October 19, 2021

Senate Committee Proposes FY22 Funding Increases for Affordable Housing

The Senate Appropriations Committee released today its Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (THUD) spending bill for fiscal year (FY) 2022, which provides critical funding for affordable housing programs. Overall, the bill increases funding for HUD programs in FY22, although at levels…

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…