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 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 2020
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July 27, 2020

House to Vote on FY21 THUD Spending Bill and Amendments

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July 20, 2020

House Appropriations Committee Approves FY21 THUD Spending Bill

The House Appropriations Committee approved on July 14 the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations bill for fiscal year (FY) 2021 (HR 7616). The bill was passed out of committee with a final vote of 30-22. The bill now moves on to a full vote in the House. “This year’s…

July 8, 2020

House Releases Spending Bill for Affordable Housing and Community Development

The House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees funding levels for HUD affordable housing and community development programs voted on July 8 to approve a fiscal year (FY) 2021 spending bill that provides a significant increase in funding to housing programs that serve low-income people and…