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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Memo to Members and Partners Articles

March 6, 2023

Senate Appropriations Committee Begins Plotting Path toward FY24 Budget

The U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations, led by Chair Patty Murray (D-WA) and Ranking Member Susan Collins (R-ME), held its first full committee meeting on March 2 to begin planning a path towards a fiscal year (FY) 2024 budget agreement. Appropriations season will officially kick off after…

February 13, 2023

House Republicans Begin Outlining Proposed Federal Spending and Benefit Cuts

U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on the Budget Chair Jodey Arrington (R-TX) released a list of potential federal spending cuts, totaling almost $1.3 trillion, on January 8. The list was released the day after President Biden delivered his State of the Union address, in which the President…