Category: Advocacy

Priorities for Congress: September 2019

It’s a busy week politically, and action is necessary to maintain Congressional focus on homelessness. The Senate Appropriations Committee will be “marking up” their version of a spending bill for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) this […]

Why You Should Advocate During a Congressional Recess

Congress is on its long summer recess, a crucial period for educating them about homelessness. Before they left, they took an important step: Congress passed a budget deal that included raising the existing caps on overall nondefense spending. This means that they can go […]

It’s Time to Talk to Congress

The next two weeks are a key time in Congress’s work to create spending bills for the 2020 Fiscal Year. Hearing from their constituents can make a big difference. This is a good time to sign up for the Alliance’s […]

What Does the Shutdown Mean for Homelessness Programs?

The 115th Congress is done. And it adjourned without passing a final Fiscal Year 2019 spending bill for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (along with a number of other agencies). To make matters worse, no temporary bill is currently in place (although final Fiscal Year […]

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