Over the next few weeks, legislators are making important decisions about the state budget, including the Housing Trust Fund. Their decision to invest in the Fund can help end homelessness. How? Our new infographic breaks it down and shares advocacy steps you can take today.
"July 2012 has been designated as National HIV Awareness Month. The goal of National HIV Awareness Month is to re-ignite our national discourse on the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic in order to create broad-scale public awareness of HIV/AIDS, end HIV stigma and discrimination and engage new stakeholders in the fight against the disease, with the ultimate goal of ending the epidemic." Learn more HERE.
The National Low Income Housing Coaltion released this graph as part of their Out of Reach 2012 report. Bottom line: minimum wage is too low making Fair Market Rent on a two-bedroom apartment in any state simply unaffordable.
Affordable here is defined as applying 30% of total income on rent--a generally accepted standard.