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My plan to combat the housing crisis

Our country is facing a housing crisis. Teachers, nurses, firefighters, and other hard-working Americans can't afford to buy homes. In fact, as many as 15 million Americans are spending more than half of their income to keep a roof over their heads. And more than half a million folks don't have a home at all.

It's past time to do something about it.

I have a plan to help get more people into homes and make housing more affordable for working Americans. Here's a quick rundown of what's in it:

Increase the supply of affordable housing by strengthening our tax code to benefit middle-income folks and renters.

Invest in underserved and low-income communities, ensuring everyone has access to stable and affordable housing.

Down payment assistance to first-time home buyers, so the generation that has been locked out of homeownership can finally achieve its dreams of owning a home.

Reduce homelessness by providing a roof over the head of our unhoused neighbors, and expand services so they can stay housed. The climb out of housing poverty is nearly impossible to do alone.

Provide incentives for environmentally friendly land use and development policies as our communities continue to grow.

Housing is a human right. Everyone deserves to have a roof over their head.

This is an essential and ever-evolving conversation. We need everyone's voices. I want you to join the conversation on Facebook today.

I'm doing everything I can to combat this affordable housing crisis in Congress, and together, I know we can end it.


Posted on March 22, 2023.

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