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Fund the Fund
Help secure funding for the Pennsylvania Housing Fund! With $25 million, the PA Housing Trust Fund can provide rental assistance to 2,500 households, or demolish 2,500 blighted homes, or keep people out of costly nursing homes by providing 1,700 home modifications.
 
 Vote YES on Question ONE: The Minimum Wage Ballot Measure 
 
Vote for Homes has joined with our friends at POWER to advocate for the Minimum Wage Ballot Measure on today's ballot.
 
The Problem: Philadelphia has the highest rate of deep poverty among large US cities, with more

May 20 is the Primary Election in Pennsylvania.  Polls are open from 7 am to 8 pm.

 

Rides Available from Trained Volunteers

• We have limited rides available for people living in shelters or affordable housing. Our trained volunteers can help people from your program get to the polls.

Vote for Homes is looking for volunteers to help mobilize voters this coming primary for PA Governor.  We need volunteers to help us call voters and remind them about the election.  We are also looking for volunteers on Election Day, May 20, who can assist voters at the polls or provide transportation. 

Click below to sign-up.

You can help us create jobs and homes in PA! As housing professionals, we know firsthand what affordable housing development can do for the most vulnerable populations of Pennsylvania, especially the homeless, seniors, children, and those with disabilities. Improvements to the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) Tax Credit would enable more community revitalization projects to be built throughout the state, helping the economy and helping those who are in most need of assistance.
 
NAP became a national model after it was established in 1967.
 

We know things tend to get lost in the shuffle when websites are redesigned, and we also know how useful you find the Where to Turn guide. With that in mind, we'll make the guide available throughout our new site. But we also recommend you bookmark http://www.projecthome.org/publications/where-turn-guide so that you can always quickly access the latest version of this invaluable guide. 

Protect Medicaid in Pennsylvania!

We have until April 10 to respond to tell the Federal government to ask Governor Corbett to amend his “Healthy PA” plan.  Please send comments and feedback on the Healthy PA proposal. YOU will have an impact and will help us to protect and expand a Medicaid program that works for vulnerable Pennsylvanians. 

On December 6, 2013, the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare released its proposed health insurance plan, which it calls “Healthy PA.”  Although it is presented as the state’s Medicaid Expansion proposal, it would also scale back benefits for the more-than-1,000,000 current Medicaid recipients in Pennsylvania.  In addition to scaled back benefits, the plan proposes new cost-sharing (fees for participants) and a job search or employment requirement.  It is important that Medicaid reform NOT reduce coverage for more than a million people already on Medicaid -- seniors, people with disab

Voter's rights advocates and the Vote for Homes Coalition discuss why voting matters in this video. 

With support from State Voices, Progress Now Education Fund developed a short video about the Vote for Homes Coalition and Project HOME to highlight our voter registration and Get Out The Vote (GOTV) activities in Pennsylvania. To learn more about the coalition, visit https://www.voteforhomes.org. To support our work, visit http://bit.ly/supportVFH.

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