With the Millennium Development Goals expiring in 2015, nearly 200 countries in the United Nations are coming together right now to improve quality of life for the world’s poorest people. Their task? Create an ambitious, but achievable development agenda for the next 15 years. With all of competing interests at the table, there is real concern that housing could be forgotten.
The Weatherization Enhancement, and Local Energy Efficiency Investment and Accountability Act (S.2052) would allow more low-income families to benefit from improvements in energy efficiency, ultimately lowering their energy bills and enhancing their health and safety.
Join us in showing your support for affordable housing: tell Congress to protect the funding and flexibility of valuable federal programs that are meeting affordable housing needs in your community.
Nearly 4 million veteran households struggle to afford
housing, with more than 1.5 million paying more than 50% of their income for
housing. Habitat for Humanity is offering support to veterans of all eras of service through its targeted Veterans Build initiative.
Water issues are some of the gravest facing the world’s poor today. Nearly 800 million people lack access to safe water, and 2.6 billion lack access to clean sanitation. Take a minute to sign our letter telling Congress that we can and should improve existing water and sanitation programs.
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