RESULTS advocates for policies that increase access to affordable rental housing, support homeownership, and tackle the racial wealth divide in the U.S.

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Press Releases

White House proposal would undermine the fight against poverty in the United States

Today’s shortsighted budget is yet another reminder of why we need policymakers to focus on constructive, bipartisan solutions – not undermining the effective policies we already know work.

Press Releases

UPDATE: New administration rule threatens immigrant families

Today the administration announced that it is moving forward with a rule proposed last fall that will force immigrants to risk food, health care, and housing assistance in order to stay in the U.S.

Lobbying Tools

RESULTS Affordable Housing Congressional Requests Spring 2020

Use this “leave behind” in your lobby meetings this spring to urge your members Congress to stand up for low-income Americans by including emergency rental assistance and nutrition assistance in the next round of COVID-19 legislation.

Monthly Action Sheets (U.S. Poverty)

April 2020: Urge Congress to Prioritize Housing and Hunger with Meetings and Media

As the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak mount, Americans living near or below the poverty line are experiencing hardships no one should have to bear. With members on Congress on recess this month, use virtual lobby meetings and letters to the editor to remind them to prioritize housing and hunger in the next COVID-19 response bill. (Word version)

Lobbying Tools (U.S. Poverty)

Spring 2020 US Poverty Laser Talk: Emergency Rental Assistance and a Renters’ Credit

Use this laser talk to make the case for emergency rental assistance for millions of families struggling to keep a roof over their heads, a national moratorium on evictions, and for bold solutions to address our affordable housing crisis including a renters’ credit.

Webinar (U.S. and Global Poverty)

March 2020 National Webinar: Making a Renters’ Credit and Global Child Nutrition a Priority

Guest Speakers: Sarah Saadian, Vice President of Public Policy at the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC); Shawn Baker, Chief Nutritionist at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Join the webinar via Zoom on March 7 at 1 pm ET, or dial (669) 900-6833 or (929) 436-2866, meeting ID 994 444 828

March 2020 Webinar Recording

March 2020 National Webinar Slides (PDF)

March 2020 National Webinar Slides (PPT)

Monthly Action Sheets (U.S. Poverty)

March 2020 U.S. Poverty Action: Engage New People In Advocacy (updated)

The COVID-19 outbreak will have a huge impact on low-income Americans trying to secure stable housing, which means our advocacy is crucial now more than ever. Use spring recess meetings and our April 4 webinar with Nicholas Kristof to invite new people in the advocacy to end poverty. (Word version)

A tax credit to help more families keep a roof over their heads

Paychecks aren’t keeping up with rents. That forces millions of people in the U.S. to choose between a place to live and their other basic needs. And for some, it means not having a place to live at all. A renters’ tax credit could help change this.

Monthly Action Sheets (U.S. Poverty)

January 2020 U.S. Poverty Action (Support A Renters' Tax Credit)

Urge members of Congress to support a “renters’ tax credit” for low-income renters.

Webinar (U.S. and Global Poverty)

December 2019: Understanding Equity and the Tax Code

Guest Speaker: Funke Aderonmu, Georgetown Center on Policy and Inequality

Join the webinar via Zoom on Nov. 5 at 8 pm ET or dial either (929) 436-2866 or (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 873 308 801.

December 2019 Webinar Recording with Audio Transcript

December 2019 Webinar Slides (PDF)

December 2019 Webinar Slides (PPT)

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