In only 12 counties out of over 3,000 counties nationwide can a full-time worker earning minimum wage afford a one-bedroom rental home.

National Low Income Housing Coalition, 2017

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Opportunity Starts at Home

Campaign Vision:

“America’s low-income households have access to safe, decent, and stable affordable housing in neighborhoods where everyone has equitable opportunities to thrive.”

Campaign Mission

“To build a national multi-sector movement which generates widespread support for federal policies that protect and expand affordable housing for low-income people.”

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“This year, members of Congress have a real opportunity to expand proven solutions – like rental assistance – to help address both homelessness and hunger.” #OpportunityStartsatHome

#OpportunityStartsatHome partner @ChildrensHW published a study that found children in families that experienced informal/formal eviction in the past 5 years are at greater risk of poor health outcomes than from families w/o recent histories of eviction.

Housing costs are way beyond what average people in almost any job sector can afford and Congress isn't doing anything about it. #OpportunityStartsatHome

2 of the 21 state campaigns that build state-level multi-sector coalitions that the #OpportunityStartsatHome campaign supports have undertaken new collaborations with their multi-sector coalitions.

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.@CenterOnBudget released a new chart book that shows connections between housing and health. #OpportunityStartsatHome

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