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.

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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 2023

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Memo to Members and Partners Articles

March 20, 2023

House Freedom Caucus Proposes Funding Caps and Work Requirements

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Freedom Caucus – a group of ultra-conservative Republicans in the House, led by Representative Scott Perry (R-PA) – released a broad outline of the concessions they are demanding of House leadership in order to secure the votes of Freedom Caucus members…

March 6, 2023

President Biden to Unveil FY24 Budget Request This Week

President Biden is expected to unveil a topline summary of his fiscal year (FY) 2024 budget request on Thursday, March 9, with more details to follow during the week of March 13. NLIHC will share an in-depth analysis of the request once the full proposal is released. The president’s budget request…