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.

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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July 25, 2022

House Passes FY23 “Minibus” with 17% Increase for HUD Programs

The U.S. House of Representatives passed its fiscal year (FY) 2023 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) Subcommittee spending bill along a party line vote of 220-207 on July 20. The bill would provide nearly $63 billion for HUD’s vital affordable housing,…