Housing and Sheltering Resources and News

++ The White House has announced new actions to protect renters and promote rental affordability, as well as a Blueprint for a Renters Bill of Rights. Read a Fact Sheet on the actions and Blueprint here: http://bit.ly/3WCVcRi. 

++ The Housing Alliance of PA is convening the first ever Rural Pennsylvania Housing Summit on May 23, 2023, at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Seven Springs, PA. Registration is open.

++ Please join Self-Determination Housing of Pennsylvania for their free 1Q 2023 webinars. SDHP advocates for accessible, affordable, and integrated housing opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Check out the topics and dates on this flyer.

++ The Housing Alliance is looking for workshop and presenter proposals for their Homes Within Reach conference, December 6th to the 8th. This year’s theme is “Unlocking Solutions, Changing the Landscape”. Please review RFP questions here. Submit Your Workshop Ideas Here. The deadline to submit workshop proposals is April 13, 2023. Priority will be given to workshops with racially and ethnically diverse presenters and presenters with lived expertise.

++ The Disaster Sheltering Task Force’s next call will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at 11 AM ET. Join on your computer or mobile app – Click here to join the meeting.  Call in (audio only) ☎️ +1 267-332-8737,,51335045# United States, Philadelphia  Phone Conference ID: 513 350 45#

++ The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps families living on low incomes pay their heating bills in the form of a cash grant. Households in immediate danger of being without heat can also qualify for crisis grants. To learn more about the program, or to apply, click here. Applications must be received by April 28, 2023.

++ UPDATED: The Connection of the National Low Income Housing Coalition brings together news and updates, with the latest in advocacy activities, research and publications, disaster housing recovery, working groups, field happenings, NLIHC campaigns, and more!

++ Read the National Low Income Housing Coalition’s Partner Brief.

++  Sheltering Taskforce Information:  Contact: Christine Heyser – [email protected].  Sheltering Toolkit here:  https://bit.ly/COVID-19ShelteringTaskforce