Take Action - Oppose HUD Rule Change That Could Make 25k Mixed Status Families Homeless
Housing and Urban Development is considering a rule change that could make roughly 25,000 Mixed status families homeless unless you take action. HUD is proposing a rule that would require verification of eligible immigration status for every leaseholder who is receiving public assistance for housing. This proposed rule change ignores the family who would suffer while also putting an undue burden on a population who is already struggling to cover expenses for the household.
Read the comment that LatinoJustice submitted here or embedded below.
Thanks to the work of our partners, 7,700 comments have been submitted to oppose this rule! Let's keep the momentum going and make sure that we raise our voices for every one of the 25,000 mixed-status families that would face homelessness because of this rule.
We have roughly 2 weeks left to comment! Follow these steps to help
- Download the template letter linked here
- Modify the letter with your own personal or organizational experience
- Click here and past your letter in the comment section
- Share this page so others can comment
We are sharing this action in conjunction with the #KeepFamiliesTogether Day of action on June 26th. You can register for the webinar on this topic here and keep an eye out for more events. Media inquiries on this issue can be submitted to [email protected]