Social Media Advocacy Guide

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

The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA), S. 1136 and H.R. 2573, is critical legislation that would strengthen and expand the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit). Below are samples for actions you and your organization can take that will help us build support for affordable housing and advocate for the current AHCIA bills. Feel free to use or modify these templates to fit your or your organization’s voice.

Check out all of ACTION’s Advocacy Toolkit as well as our National, State, and District Fact Sheets for additional advocacy materials. Find your Representatives and Senators here.

Please include #AHCIA in all posts. Other hashtags to consider: #HousingCredit #LIHTC #AffordableHousing #HR2573 #S1136

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 #AffordableHousing Credit Improvement Act. #AHCIA #HR2573 #S1136 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 #HR2573 #S1136

  • ACTION update! Check out ACTION’s video series detailing the provisions of the #AffordableHousing Credit Improvement Act #AHCIA to learn about the legislation and support your advocacy! https://rentalhousingaction.org/video-series/

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

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

  • Thank you [tag your Member of Congress] for your commitment to #affordablehousing! The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act #AHCIA could finance an est. 2 million additional affordable homes in the next decade, creating jobs and providing greater stability for families!

Take ACTION on Facebook

Share it with your network.

The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA) is bicameral, bipartisan legislation that 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 the details of S. 1136 and H.R. 2573, 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 #LIHTC 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, 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 go-to resource for custom #AffordableHousing advocacy materials and support, plus the latest news and updates on all things #HousingCredit #HR2573 #S1136 http://rentalhousingaction.org/join  

Take ACTION in your Organizational Newsletters

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit #LIHTC 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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