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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For more information on Budget and Appropriations, contact Sonya Acosta, Policy Analyst, at [email protected] or 202.548.7969.

Memo to Members and Partners Articles

March 2, 2020

House Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on HUD’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Request

The House Committee on Appropriations, Departments of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the HUD budget request for FY 2021. HUD Secretary Ben Carson will be the sole witness. The hearing is scheduled for March 4 at 10:30 a.m. ET…