Housing Activist Center

The Real Housing Story

Housing is so much more than a house or an apartment. It’s the foundation from which our friends, families, and neighbors can feel safe, take care of themselves, plan for the future, and thrive in all areas of life.

It has been well established that health and well-being are connected to having a place to call home. For society at large, we’ve seen repeatedly how housing has a positive impact on racial justice, transportation, the environment, public health, the economy, and diversity and equity in our communities.

Our children are healthier and more fit to learn in school when they have a safe and stable home with their families. Our seniors deserve the dignity and respect of living in an affordable and decent home, a space where they can entertain their families, honor the traditions of their culture, and rest. Our families and individuals need a stable homebase to build their futures from the ground up, to work, play, study, look after loved ones, and prepare for all the important life events that we cherish, such as weddings, births, and other coming-of-age celebrations.

Where You Come In

The real housing story is about you, and the neighbors and communities that you love. 

Are you ready to become a Housing Activist? If you believe in safe, stable, and affordable housing for everyone, no matter their race or income, then the answer is yes!

Get involved to truly make a difference. Here are some key actions you can take now:

Tell Your Story

Your voice is powerful. We want to know how housing has had a positive impact in your life. Your story will help us make the case for affordable housing as we work with lawmakers and others on advancing critical housing legislation. Use this easy-to-use online tool to record a quick story video!

Get Email Updates

Sign-up to receive Housing Activist email updates! You’ll get notified of all the latest housing actions and policies that we’re working on. We’ll let you know when we need you to take an important, timely action, such as submitting a letter, sending a Tweet, or attending a rally.