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 21, 2022

Take Action on FY23 Appropriations and the Reconciliation Package

President Biden is expected to release his budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2023 as soon as this week, signaling the official start of the FY2023 appropriations season. Congress passed and the president signed last week an overdue federal spending bill for FY2022. The bill provided a $2.5…