Catholic Charities Urges Federal Government to Provide Post-Pandemic Housing Resources

In a recent National Catholic Reporter article, Catholic Charities calls on the federal government to ensure families are stably housing throughout the pandemic. The organization has 164 member agencies that advocate for social justice and provide services to people in need including affordable housing. In the article, Catholic Charities calls for the government to address housing needs post-pandemic, explores the housing crisis, and states the organization’s commitment to housing for all. Catholic Charities is a Steering Committee member of the Opportunity Starts at Home multi-sector affordable homes campaign.

“Housing is a human right,” said Curtis Johnson, vice president of housing strategy at Catholic Charities USA. “Each person must have safe, affordable housing. For the common good, we believe that government at all levels has a social responsibility to ensure that persons are adequately housed."

Read the full article here.

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