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

Housing & Home Ownership Resources

Webinar (U.S. and Global Poverty)

May 2021: Making the case for bold action on housing, child poverty, and global education

Guest Speaker: Zach Tilly, Children’s Defense Fund; Alex Palacios, Global Partnership for Education

Webinar time: Saturday, May 1 at 1:00 pm ET. Register for the webinar here. (Registration closes one hour prior to the webinar.)

Monthly Action Sheets (U.S. Poverty)

May 2021: Generate media for housing and tax policies that dramatically reduce poverty

Keep the momentum going from our successful First 100 Days Campaign by using media to push lawmakers in Washington to be bold. We have the opportunity to stably house millions and cut child poverty in half. Your letters to the editor will keep the pressure on members of Congress to seize this moment now. (Word version)

Training Webinar

April 2021 U.S. Poverty Monthly Policy Forum: Evictions 101

Drawing on his experience as an attorney helping tenants in San Francisco, RESULTS’ Senior Policy Associate Michael Santos discusses evictions and their impact on American renters, overviews plans to address the affordable housing crisis, and outlines ways to make the case for affordable housing to your members of Congress. View the recording and slides from the webinar.

Monthly Action Sheets (U.S. Poverty)

April 2021: Make Bold Investments in Affordable Housing

With over 200 lobby meetings in 2021, RESULTS volunteers are making a difference in the movement to end poverty. Finish our First 100 Days Campaign strong by lobbying your members of Congress to make bold investments that will make housing affordable for millions of renters and reduce child poverty by more than half. (Word version)

Webinar (U.S. and Global Poverty)

April 2021: Making Big Investments to End Poverty

Guest Speaker: Diane Yentel, National Low-Income Housing Coalition; Keifer Buckingham, Open Society Foundations

Webinar time: Saturday, April 3 at 1:00 pm ET. Register for the webinar here. (Registration closes one hour prior to the webinar.)

Training Webinar

March 2021 U.S. Poverty Monthly Policy Forum: Housing and Taxes – Where to Next?

RESULTS’ Meredith Dodson reviews new data on hardship amidst the pandemic and why it is important that we expand access to housing assistance as part of new recovery legislation. She also discusses the amazing opportunity we have to dramatically reduce poverty through expansions of the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit. Watch the recording and chat and review the slides from the forum.

Laser Talks (U.S. Poverty)

2021 U.S. Poverty Laser Talks

Use our current housing and tax EPIC laser talks in your upcoming lobby meetings, letters to the editor, and e-mails to Congress.

Training Webinar

How Do I Meet with my Congressional Office?

Learn the basics of meeting with members of Congress and their staff including scheduling a meeting, preparing for it, running it, and following up afterward. Also, learn the basics of RESULTS EPIC Laser Talk so you can speak powerfully when meeting with lawmakers. Listen to the recording and view the slides from this training.

Training Webinar

Candidate Engagement for the 2020 Elections

According to the Cook Political Report, there are nearly 100 competitive races and/or open seats in the House for the 2020 elections. A competitive race is an opportunity to influence and to develop relationships with candidates. Why? Because they are very interested in connecting with voting constituents!

Check out the recording and slides (pdf version)for our Candidate Engagement webinar and find laser talks and a leave behind to build a relationship with House candidates now.

Laser Talks (U.S. Poverty)

September 2020 U.S. Poverty Laser Talks: Tell Congress to Pass COVID Relief Bill that Includes Rental and Nutrition Assistance

Use these two laser talks to make the case for emergency rental assistance for millions of families struggling to keep a roof over their heads and to boost SNAP benefits for hungry Americans until the current crisis ends. (Printable versions: Word/PDF)

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