About the ACTION Campaign

Mission

The ACTION Campaign is a national, grassroots coalition of 2,400 national, state, and local organizations and businesses calling on Congress to protect, expand and strengthen the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit).

 

Goals

The ACTION Campaign educates key stakeholders about the essential role the Housing Credit plays in the production and preservation of affordable housing, and the importance of that housing to low-income families and individuals.

History & Achievements

The ACTION Campaign, established in 2009 by a broad cross-section of Housing Credit stakeholder organizations, has become an effective advocacy coalition, bringing the Housing Credit community and industry together to speak with one voice.

About ACTION Leadership & Members

Over 2,400 national, state, and local organizations and businesses are members of the ACTION Campaign. ACTION is led by a key group of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit stakeholders and membership spans every state in the nation, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. We invite your agency or business to join our Campaign. Membership is free. 

 

About the Housing Credit

How the Credit Works

The Housing Credit is administered by the Department of Treasury, which issues tax credits to state Housing Credit allocating agencies based on the state’s population.

Affordable Housing Impact

The Housing Credit supports 5.68 million jobs for one year, $223 billion in tax revenue generated, and $643 billion in wages and business income generated.  

Housing Credit History

Since 1986, the Housing Credit has financed the development of nearly 3.6 million apartments, providing affordable homes to approximately 8 million low-income families.

Learn More About the Housing Credit

Research & Reports

Get the latest research and resources on the Housing Credit performance and success, the need for affordable housing and its impact on the community.

ACTION Housing Credit Videos

The 2021 AHCIA Video Series provides an overview of each of the provisions in the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA) of 2021 (S. 1136 and H.R. 2573).

More Housing Credit Videos

Learn more about the Housing Credit and see videos showcasing the credit in action across the country.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about the ACTION Campaign, contact Krista D’Alessandro at kdalessandro@enterprisecommunity.org.

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Join over 2,400 organizations working to address our nation’s severe shortage of affordable rental housing.