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Last Day to Participate in Our Homes, Our Voices National Housing Week of Action; Join Tweetstorm!

Today is the last day of the Our Homes, Our Voices National Housing Week of Action. The National Low Income Housing Coalition will host a Tweetstorm from 2:00 to 3:00 pm ET today to cap off the week. Don’t miss your last chance to make your voice heard! Tweet at members of Congress about how they can support the creation of affordable homes. Use pictures you’ve taken throughout the Week of Action, as well as the social media images, a fact sheet, and infographics available on

Wave of Local Actions Call for Increased Federal Investments in Affordable Housing during Week of Ac

The 2018 Our Homes, Our Voices National Housing Week of Action is underway, and the activities of advocates around the country are gaining the attention of policy makers. This year’s Week of Action features more than 110 events around the country, a significant increase over 2017’s inaugural effort. Our Homes, Our Voices events have included rallies, teach-ins, site visits, tweetstorms, and meetings with elected officials. More events are planned for the last few days of the

Our Homes, Our Voices National Call-In Day and Tweetstorm

Over the last several days, advocates and activists have planned and participated in over 110 local events all over the country highlighting the need for more resources for affordable homes. The Our Homes Our Voices National Housing Week of Action will continue until May 8. If there was no local event for you to join this year, fear not! The upcoming week includes opportunities for all advocates to join in calling for increased affordable housing investments. NATIONAL CALL-IN

Members of Congress Join Our Homes, Our Voices National Housing Week of Action

The Our Homes, Our Voices National Housing Week of Action – over 110 events around the country – has gained strong support by members of Congress. National legislators that have been vocal in support of Our Homes, Our Voices include Senators Diane Feinstein (D-CA), Jack Reed (D-RI), Kamala Harris (D-CA), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), and Maria Cantwell (D-WA), as well as Representatives Dave Reichert (R-WA), Nadia Velasquez (D-NY), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Joseph Crowley (D-NY), Raul

Our Homes Our Voices Events Continue across the Country

The 2018 Our Homes, Our Voices National Affordable Housing Week of Action has generated more than 100 events throughout the country. Thank you to all who have participated. Here are just a few of the events that occurred yesterday, May 3: Housing Works Rhode Island hosted an event to recognize U.S. Senator Jack Reed for his leadership in helping to create the national Housing Trust Fund (HTF). NLIHC President and CEO Diane Yentel was present to express the gratitude of the C

Momentum Grows for Our Homes, Our Voices!

The Our Homes, Our Voices National Housing Week of Action is in full swing. Organizations and individuals across the country continue to lift their voices in support of affordable homes. Here are a just few of the events that took place yesterday, May 2, as part of Our Homes, Our Voices: Members of the Maine Affordable Housing Coalition met with Senator Angus King to discuss the lack of affordable homes in Maine and across the country and how Congress can address the shortage

Advocates Kick Off Housing Week of Action!

The Our Homes, Our Voices National Housing Week of Action is off to a great start—with an array of events taking place yesterday across the country. Here are a just few of the events that kicked off the official start of Our Homes, Our Voices: Metro Housing Boston and Citizens' Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA) hosted a panel discussion titled Foundations for the Future: State and Federal Affordable Housing Programs. Congresswoman Katherine Clark joined three other pan

Housing Week of Action Starts Today!

TheOur Homes, Our Voices National Housing Week of Action is now underway. From May 1 to May 8, organizations and individuals across the country will host over 90 local events and activities in 27 states and Puerto Rico. The events will take many forms, including rallies, teach-ins, site visits, performance art, press conferences with local policymakers, call in days, letter writing campaigns, and much more! At all of these events and activities advocates and resident leaders

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