As Housing Affordability Takes Center Stage, Organizations Take Action on Policy

As results from the 2018 Point-in Time Counts begin to emerge, we see a scattered portrait of homelessness in the United States. While many communities are making progress, homelessness continues to rise elsewhere.

Meanwhile, the housing affordability crisis looms large, as wages continue to fall far beneath housing costs. According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition, there is no county in the country where a full-time minimum-wage worker can afford fair market rent for a two-bedroom apartment.

As communities nationwide seek solutions, the Alliance and other advocates continue to inform public policies and build public will:

What you can do

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