McKnight’s Senior Living September 29, 2023
A coalition of affordable housing organizations including LeadingAge is urging Congress to pass fiscal year appropriations bills that support housing providers and older adults and to work to avoid a government shutdown.
The Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding, of which LeadingAge is a steering committee member, sent a fact sheet to all congressional offices this week encouraging lawmakers to pass appropriations bills for the US Housing and Urban Development and Agriculture departments as soon as possible.
Many actions critical for HUD multifamily and affordable housing programs would be affected by a lapse in funding, including funding, grants and services, the coalition said.
Drawing from experiences during the 2018-2019 government shutdown, the fact sheet describes the potential harmful effects...