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

December 6, 2021

Congress Enacts Continuing Resolution to Fund Government through February 18

Congress enacted a continuing resolution (CR) on December 2 to extend current levels of funding for federal agencies and programs through February 18, 2022. The stop-gap funding bill (HR 6119), which passed the House along a near party-line vote of 221-212 and the Senate by a vote of 69-28, will…

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…