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 Analysis (updated 9/19/19)

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For more information on Budget and Appropriations, contact Sonya Acosta, Policy Analyst, at or 202.548.7969.

Memo to Members and Partners Articles

September 23, 2019

Senate Releases FY2020 Housing Spending Bill with Modest Increases

The Senate Appropriations Committee voted unanimously on September 19 to approve a spending bill for affordable housing and community development programs for fiscal year (FY) 2020. The bill must now head to the Senate floor for approval. More details on the Senate spending bill can be found below…

September 23, 2019

House Passes Stopgap Spending Bill to Fund Government through November 21

The House of Representatives on November 19 passed by a vote of 301-123 a stopgap funding measure, known as a continuing resolution (CR), that would fund the government through November 21. Congress will need to pass a continuing resolution or all twelve spending bills before the beginning of the…

September 23, 2019

Webinar on FY20 Funding Outlook for Affordable Housing, September 26

Join NLIHC and other leaders of the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding for a webinar on Thursday, September 26 at 4:00 p.m. ET on the funding outlook for affordable housing programs in FY20. Speakers include: Sonya Acosta, NLIHC Doug Rice, the Center on Budget and Policy…