NACEDA has signed onto these letters to protect housing and community development funding. We urge your organization to sign on too.
Preserve Section 4 Funding – Section 4 strengthens low-income rural and urban communities nationwide by providing flexible support to local nonprofit organizations that develop affordable housing, finance small businesses and revitalize commercial corridors. Sign on by February 2.
Preserve the New Market Tax Credit – The letter stresses the importance of the NMTC to thousands of businesses, trade associations, service providers, state and local government officials, investors and low-income communities. While the NMTC program was extended for five years at the end of 2015, talk of tax reform in Congress could put the program in jeopardy. Sign on by February 3.
Protect Non-Defense Discretionary Funding – A broad alliance of organizations are urging Congress to take a balanced approach to defense and non-defense spending and protect investments in core government functions that benefit all Americans, including housing and community development. Sign on by February 10.
Lift the Spending Caps & Fund HUD – Organizations and advocates concerned about transportation, housing, community development, and homelessness are working together to circulate a letter urging Congress to lift the harmful caps on federal spending and provide the highest level of funding possible for these programs in fiscal year (FY) 2018. Sign on by March 3 deadline.
Urge Members of the U.S. House of Representatives to sign this letter:
Invest Savings from Tax Reform into Affordable Rental Housing – Representatives Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Gwen Moore (D-WI) have issued a "Dear Colleague letter" calling on Congress to keep housing dollars within housing in any comprehensive tax reform bill. Urge your representative to sign the letter by February 10.