Join Today’s #OurHomesOurVotes2020 Pre-Presidential Debate Tweetstorm, 3:00 p.m. ET

Six candidates will take the stage for the sixth Democratic presidential debate tomorrow night. All but one of the candidates participating in the debate have released plans or proposals to address the nation’s growing housing affordability crisis. Let’s start the New Year with a bang and ensure the presidential debate moderators ask the candidates about their proposed solutions to the housing crisis facing millions!

Join NLIHC and Our Homes, Our Votes: 2020 partners on Monday, January 13 at 3:00 p.m. ET (2 p.m. CT/1 p.m. MT/12 a.m. PT) for a tweetstorm urging the debate moderators to ask about affordable housing and homelessness!

NLIHC sent a letter—signed by over 1,000 organizations—to the CNN and Des Moines Register debate moderators calling on them to ask a question on one of the most pressing issues facing millions of voters – housing affordability. Read more here – and reference the letter in your tweets during the tweetstorm!

Sample tweets are listed below. Sample images to be used in your tweets can be downloaded at: http://bit.ly/306ww8v

[email protected] #DYK that 60% of people in the U.S. say housing affordability is a serious problem in the area where they live? Ask what would the candidates do about it as president? #DemDebates #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] #DYK that 8 in 10 people in the U.S. think the pres. & Congress should take major action to make housing more affordable for low-income households? Ask what would the candidates do as president? #DemDebates #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] #DYK that 76% of the public says it’s harder today to find stable housing compared to previous generations? Ask what would the candidates do to address this issue as president? #DemDebates #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] @abbydphillip @brianneDMR Over three quarters of people say they are more likely to vote for a candidate w/ a detailed plan to address the nation’s affordable housing crisis. Ask the candidates what they would do at #DemDebates #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] We look forward to hearing more about your plan to increase funding for housing for formerly incarcerated individuals. Talk about it and your other #affordablehousing solutions at the next #DemDebates! #OurHomesOurVotes2020

 [email protected] Over 1,000 organizations want to hear about how you would address the nation’s affordable housing crisis.  Tell us at the #DemDebates. Check it out https://bit.ly/2P5vupb  #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] 8 in 10 people in the U.S. think the pres. & Congress should take major action to make housing more affordable for low-income households? Tells us at the #DemDebates what you’d do! #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] We want to hear more about your plan to invest $170B in the national Housing Trust Fund for #affordablehousing for families with the greatest needs. Talk about it at the next #DemDebates #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] We look forward to hearing more about how you plan to expand federal protections against eviction for low-income renters. Talk about it during the next #DemDebates! #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] Over three quarters of people say they are more likely to vote for a candidate w/ a detailed plan to address the nation’s affordable housing crisis. Tell us at the #DemDebates about yours! #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] We look forward to hearing more on how you plan to prioritize 25k National Affordable Housing Trust Fund units in the first year to house the homeless. Talk about it during the next #DemDebates! #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] We want to hear more about your housing plan to address homelessness and the lack of #affordablehousing during the next #DemDebates! #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] 60% of people in the U.S. say housing affordability is a serious problem in the area where they live? Tell us at the #DemDebates what you’d do about it! #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] We look forward to hearing more on how you plan to expand the Housing Trust Fund and to remove barriers to #affordablehousing during the next #DemDebates #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] We want to hear more about your housing plan and how you plan to ensure compliance with the Fair Housing Act during the next #DemDebates! #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] Over 1,000 organizations want to hear about how you would address the nation’s affordable housing crisis.  Tell us at the #DemDebates. Check it out https://bit.ly/2P5vupb  #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] We’re looking forward to hearing about your plan to strengthen rural rental assistance and invest in the Housing Trust Fund to help millions of Americans struggling to cover rent. Talk about it on the #DemDebates stage! #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] We want to hear more about your plan to invest $40B in the national Housing Trust Fund for #affordablehousing for rural areas, Indian country and families with the greatest needs. Talk about it during the next #DemDebates! #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] 76% of the public says it’s harder today to find stable housing compared to previous generations? Tell us at the #DemDebates what you would do about it! #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] Over 1000 organizations and millions of voters will be waiting to hear how you will address the nation’s #affordablehousing crisis at the #DemDebates. Check it out https://bit.ly/2P5vupb #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] We want to hear more about your housing plan to invest $47B into the national Housing Trust Fund to serve the lowest-income households. Tell us about it at the #DemDebates! #OurHomesOurVotes2020

[email protected] We’re looking forward to hearing about your plan to increase rental assistance for low-income people at the #DemDebates. #OurHomesOurVotes2020 

Follow @OurHomesVotes on Twitter for additional content to share and retweet and use #OurHomesOurVotes2020 for all your housing-related presidential election tweeting!

For information on all the presidential candidates’ positions on affordable housing, go to: https://www.ourhomes-ourvotes.org/