The NRHC works daily to promote and defend the principle that rural people have the right, regardless of income, to a decent place to live or an affordable home, clean drinking water, and basic community services.
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Before enacting the budget, lawmakers and advocates need to know the critical facts about how these programs impact rural communities. Without Rural Housing programs, many low-income, rural Americans would not have access to safe, decent, and affordable housing.
Right now, Congress is drafting the budgets for two of HUD’s most critical programs operating in rural communities across the nation: the Community Development Block Grant and the HOME Investment Partnership program. As rural advocates–dedicated to promoting better housing and community facilities for low-income rural families–we know first-hand the impact of CDBG and HOME in rural areas.