Join Our Homes, Our Votes: 2020 Housing Providers Council
Elected officials and candidates need to know: Voters Live Here!
Let’s build a massive voting block of informed, mobilized renters
All housing providers are welcome to join!
Public housing agencies, non-profit housing providers, for-profit housing providers, tribal housing organization & more
Support for rental housing is often ignored by policymakers because renters vote at lower rates than homeowners. More so, low-income households are less likely to vote than wealthy households. Housing providers are in a unique position to address this disparity by encouraging renters to vote, making sure they know how to register, and helping to coordinate access to absentee ballots or polling locations.
Participation in the Housing Providers Council is completely free, and there are no membership fees. Here are the simple requirements for participants:
Commitment to engage in election activities in a non-partisan manner
Provide a contact person who will represent your organization in planning conversations and who will coordinate voter registration and mobilization activities
Follow all relevant election laws
Select a representative to attend two training seminars in late August
Reasons to Participate
Technical support. NLIHC's Our Homes, Our Votes: 2020 campaign will provide training and assistance to resident services and property management staff working to increase voter registration and getting out the vote.
Template materials. Sample collateral such as posters, flyers, newsletter articles, mailings, and voter guides will be provided. These materials can be co-branded for each Housing Providers Council participant to include your logo.
Partnership with election organizations. The Our Homes, Our Votes: 2020 campaign has developed strong partnerships with organizations that can provide help on issues ranging from language access at the ballot, voter rights protection, and accessing needed voter ID. Participants in the Housing Providers Council will gain easy connection to these partners and their assistance.
Media amplification of efforts. Our Homes, Our Votes: 2020 will be featuring the efforts of the Housing Providers Council in social media engagement, blog posts, and e-newsletters.
Peer learning. The Housing Providers Council will provide a venue through which housing organization staff can connect with one another to share about challenges, discuss best practices, and develop innovative solutions. Housing Providers Council participating staff will have opportunities to join peer workgroups on policy, communications, and data, with others likely to emerge over time.
Fill out the form to join the Housing Providers Council today!
Avanath Capital Management
Bridging the Gap Development
Church Housing Corporation
City of Philadelphia – Dept of Behavior Health
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
Community Housing Resource Partners
Edgewood Management/Vantage Management
Gunnison Valley Regional Housing Authority
John Stewart Company
Jonathan Rose Companies
L+M Development Partners/C+C Management
Maiker Housing Partners
McCormack Baron Salazar
The Michaels Organization/Better Tomorrows
National Church Residences
National Housing Trust
NHP Foundation/Operation Pathways
The NRP Group
Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH)
Richman Property Services
Silver Street Development Corp
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp
The Community Builders
Volunteers of America
Woda Cooper Companies
Affordable Housing Association of Central Ohio (AHACO)
Affordable Housing Coalition of South Carolina
Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio (COHHIO)
Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey (HCDNNJ)
Maine Affordable Housing Coalition (MAHC)
Montana Housing Coalition
New York State Association for Financing Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH)
Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California (NPH)
Oregon Housing Alliance
Southern California Association of NonProfit Housing (SCANPH)
Texas Association of Affordable Housing Providers (TAAHP)
Washington Low Income Housing Alliance