Budget Deal Restores Health and Housing Funding But More Work To Do

Mobliizer LogoAs 2013 winds to a close, Mobilizer readers can take some solace in a resolution, or at least a temporary détente, in the budget debates in Congress with the announcement of the Bipartisan Budget Act (BBA). The BBA will increase funding in FY14 and FY15, a welcome change to the fierce appetite for cutting programs that has prevailed since 2011. Fighting proposed cuts has been the focus of many Mobilizers, but we know that simply protecting currently available affordable housing and services is not going to end homelessness. Let us celebrate this momentary and partial victory and then redouble our efforts to make the policy changes needed to end homelessness as we know it. Read full Mobilizer.