Advocate

In the current political climate, everyone can play a part in ensuring that the most vulnerable individuals and families in our community can obtain and maintain affordable housing and supports necessary to live a full and productive life in Chester County.

As a community, we need to protect funding to programs and services that work collaboratively to assist those in need so that we can continue to progress towards a future without homelessness.

Check out the information below to learn what YOU can do to make a difference in the lives of your neighbors.

DID YOU KNOW?

Take Legislative Action

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Contact your local and federal legislators today to tell them how important federal funding to end homelessness is to your community.

Educate Others

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Keep up to date on news from the National Alliance to end Homelessness, the Pennsylvania Housing Alliance, and the National Low Income Housing Coalition, and inform others about the importance of affordable housing and community development investments and resources.

Get Involved

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Sit in on a Systems Change Action Team Meeting to learn more about Decade to Doorways' advocacy efforts in Chester County.

Talk to Your Legislators Today!

Click below to find scripts for calling your legislator and sample letters for writing to your legislator.

Fiscal Year 2018 Federal Budget Timeline

STAY INFORMED

Media reports on the impact of the 2018 Budget Proposal.

Show HUD's Budget Cuts the Door: The New York Times; May 30, 2017

Congress Reaches Deal on FY17 SpendingNational Low Income Housing Coalition; May 1, 2017

Op/Ed: Block grant cuts will be devastating: Chesco Times; April 5, 2017

Trump’s budget could put strain on local organizations: The Daily Local; March 21, 2017

How Trump's Budget Would Impact Cities' Poorest Residents: The Atlantic; March 16, 2017

Trump budget asks for $6 billion in HUD cuts, drops development grants: The Washington Post; March 16, 2017

Fair-housing advocates call potential HUD cuts ‘devastating’The Washington Post; March 9, 2017