The Hebrew Scripture and the Christian Bible share a consistent message that being generous with your resources toward those who have less is a good thing - good for the recipient, but also good for the giver.
Stable housing is a pretty basic need. Without it, folks experience stress, face uncertainty, and kids try to adjust to multiple schools in a single year as rising rents push a family from one apartment to the next.
Here are some simple and effective ideas that will hopefully inspire you to reach out to your elected officials on any topic. The first is to exercise the first amendment. Your voice matters!
The second is to remember your elected officials are everyday people just like you (work full time, are mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters and somebody’s son and daughter).