August Advocacy 2023

Each year, the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) launches an August Advocacy campaign to advocate for affordable housing and community development programs. During the campaign, send an advocacy letter from our Advocacy Action Center to speak up for your community. 

2023 Advocacy Letter Topics

Increase Housing Supply

Prevent and Reduce Homelessness

Increase Housing Voucher Effectiveness

Support Public Housing

Pass Responsible FY24 HUD Spending Bill

NAHRO 360 Report

Our advocacy is data-driven! Check out our comprehensive report on federally-assisted housing and community development programs!

2023 Accomplishments

Advocacy Letters
Site Visits

Site Visits

Make a more personal connection with your legislators and their staff by inviting them to a site visit. The NAHRO team can help you schedule and report your in-person or virtual site visits.

Contact Legislative Affairs

Tess Hembree

Director of Legislative Affairs


Phone: (202) 580 – 7225 

Gabriel Smith

Legislative Affairs Analyst


Phone: (202) 580 – 7202

The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, which was established in 1933, is a membership organization of more than 19,500 housing and community development providers and professionals throughout the United States. NAHRO members create and manage affordable housing for low- and middle-income families, and support vibrant communities that enhance the quality of life for all. They administer more than 3 million homes for more than 8 million people.