Tuesday, April 5, 2011

A Message from the NC Housing Coalition: Support HB 574 and SB 462

Right now, for the first time in 22 years, we have the opportunity to secure a dedicated source of revenue for the NC Housing Trust Fund! This sustainable funding source, that will grow as the economy rebounds, means more safe, quality, affordable housing for the most vulnerable folks in our communities: those with disabilities, seniors living on fixed incomes, homeless families, victims of domestic violence, and others.

Call or email your legislators today and ask them to support HB 574 and SB 462!

The Issue:
HB 574 and SB 462 modify the distribution of the revenue from a real estate tax to include the NC Housing Trust Fund. It only makes sense that a real estate tax help make housing more affordable for those who are most in need. Over the last decade, some of this tax revenue has helped make great strides in conserving land and water. Now is the time make sure our most vulnerable citizens receive the same consideration and funding.

For more information on the bills and a list of talking points, click here.

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