Be Part of the Solution
Help Create Better Opportunities for Everyone
You can make a difference
Check out the actions suggested below and return to this page regularly for updates on how you can help solve the housing affordability crisis. APA will share opportunities to become involved through policy actions, storytelling, and community engagement.
Planning Is Part of the Solution
State planning laws affect the availability of local affordable housing options. Tell your governor that planning is part of the solution to end America's housing affordability crisis.
Looking for Planning Home resources, or have a housing story from your community to share?
Critical Investments Needed
Inform your congressional representatives to build on the progress made in the FY18 omnibus by growing critical investments in housing and transportation. Your voice can help secure critical funding for programs such as Community Development Block Grants, HOME Investment Partnerships, and BUILD (formerly TIGER).
Housing as Community Infrastructure
Celebrate the achievements of planning each October during National Community Planning Month. The 2018 theme — Housing as Community Infrastructure — highlights the importance of housing as part of our community fabric, and underscores the critical role planning plays in delivering the housing and communities the nation needs. See how communities around the country are recognizing the importance of housing in October.