TAKE ACTION NOW to Support the New Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act!

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) is critical to the creation and preservation of affordable housing nationwide. As the need for homes continues to grow, the program must be expanded and enhanced. The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA) of 2021, a set of identical bicameral and bipartisan bills introduced today, would do just that. In fact, the three major provisions of the legislation are estimated to finance two million additional affordable rental homes over 10 years – homes that could change everything for families, veterans, seniors, homeless youth and many others.

Below are samples for actions you and your organization can take that will help us build support for affordable housing and advocate for the new AHCIA bills.

Feel free to use or modify these templates to fit your or your organization’s voice. There are links at the bottom to resources that may be helpful in spreading the news.

Please contact Ayrianne Parks aparks@enterprisecommunity.org and Krista D’Alessandro kdalessandro@enterprisecommunity.org with questions. 

Help Us Build Support for the Bills by Taking Action on Social Media 

Please include #AHCIA in all posts. Other hashtags to consider: #HousingCredit #LIHTC #AffordableHousing

Take Action on Twitter

Help build advocacy support through your networks: ACTION’s strength is in our numbers!

  • Join us, along with 2,400+ businesses & orgs, in support of the #HousingCredit and the NEW #AffordableHousing Credit Improvement Act. Become a member of @HousingACTION rentalhousingaction.org/join

  • New #AffordableHousing Credit Improvement Act = est. 2 million homes for families, veterans, seniors, homeless youth and others. Join @HousingACTION for news on all things #HousingCredit & #AHCIA: rentalhousingaction.org/join

Thank the bill leads.

  • Thanks to @SenatorCantwell @SenToddYoung @RonWyden @senrobportman for their leadership in reintroducing the Affordable #HousingCredit Improvement Act – a critical step in addressing the nationwide #AffordableHousing shortage! #AHCIA

  • Thanks to @RepDelBene @RepWalorski @RepDonBeyer @RepBradWenstrup for reintroducing the #AffordableHousing Credit Improvement Act and bringing families all over the United States a step closer to homes they can afford! #AHCIA

Personalize your thank-you message – thank your senator and representative by name if they co-sponsored. You can find individual Twitter accounts here: HouseSenate

  • Thanks to [tag your member of Congress and/or your senator] for their leadership in reintroducing the Affordable #HousingCredit Improvement Act – a critical step in addressing the nationwide #AffordableHousing shortage! #AHCIA

  • Grateful to [tag your member of Congress and/or your senator] for reintroducing the #AffordableHousing Credit Improvement Act and bringing families all over the United States a step closer to homes they can afford! #AHCIA

Take Action on Facebook 

Share it with your network.

The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA) of 2021 was introduced today. The bicameral, bipartisan legislation would finance an estimated two million additional affordable rental homes over 10 years – homes that could change everything for families, veterans, seniors, homeless youth and many others. Check out details on the new bills, including state fact sheets, on the ACTION Campaign website.

Take Action on LinkedIn 

Inform and get others in your network to join our advocacy effort

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit is critical to the creation and preservation of affordable housing nationwide. But as the need for homes continues to grow, the program must be expanded and enhanced. The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA) of 2021, a set of identical bicameral and bipartisan bills introduced on April 15, would do just that.

Join +2,400 businesses and organizations who support #AffordableHousing and the #AHCIA by becoming a member of the ACTION Campaign. Membership is FREE and it’s the resource for custom #AffordableHousing advocacy materials and support, plus the latest news and updates on all things #HousingCredit  http://rentalhousingaction.org/join

Take Action in Your Organizational Newsletters

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit is critical to the creation and preservation of affordable housing nationwide. But as the need for homes continues to grow, the program must be expanded and enhanced. The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA) of 2021, a set of identical bicameral and bipartisan bills introduced on Thursday, April 15, would do just that. The three major provisions of the legislation are estimated to finance two million additional affordable rental homes over 10 years – homes that could change everything for families, veterans, seniors, homeless youth and many others.

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Krista D'Alessandro is the tax policy analyst at Enterprise Community Partners. The ACTION Campaign is co-chaired by Enterprise and the National Council of State Housing Agencies.

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