Policy recommendations to all candidates.
voter engagement tools
Here are some tips for effective voter registration efforts.
Best Practices for registering
Here are some tips for overcoming common challenges in registration drives.
ORGANIZING VOTER ENGAGEMENT
EVENTS AMIDST THE COVID-19
A guide for how to plan a voter engagement event in the midst of a pandemic.
Virtual Voter Engagement
Strategies and Tools Amidst
the COVID-19 Pandemic
A guide to help voter engagement goals, traditional tactics used, physically distanced tactics, and examples of virtual tools and platforms
Our Homes, Our Votes
A Fillable guide you can use to learn who running for office, where they stand on issues in your community, deadlines, polling locations, and more. You can print or email the information to use as a reference when you actually vote.
Our Homes, Our Votes
Voter Pledge Card
Fillable voter pledge cards are a tool designed to increase voter turnout. These pledge cards can be used as a tool on their own or as part of a larger effort to commit the entire community to 100% voting
Candidate engagement tools
Elections are a fantastic opportunity to get decision makers thinking about housing issues.
Candidates are allowed to visit your organization and/or any events being held by your organization.
Quick Tips for Successful Candidate Forums
Follow these simple steps for organizing successful candidate forums.
Housing Trust Fund
Investments in one year
Get details on the various populations served with
the national Housing Trust Fund
Over 1,000 Signed the letter
Over 1,000 organizations signed a letter urging the moderators to further the conversation by asking the candidates about the most important issue impacting our economic wellbeing, health, educational success, and so much more – affordable homes.
Affordable Housing wins: Leveraging Lessons from 2018 housing ballot initiatives for future efforts
In 2018, advocates and voters confronted affordable rental housing shortages and skyrocketing rents by taking action at the voting booth — and the results have been encouraging.
Out of reach 2020
Out of Reach documents the gap between renters’ wages and the cost of rental housing. The report’s Housing Wage is the hourly wage a full-time worker must earn to afford a modest rental home without spending more than 30% of his or her income on housing costs.