Advocacy resources and publications
Do you want to learn more about Habitat for Humanity’s advocacy efforts? These resources and publications can give you a more in-depth look at our efforts that help change laws and shape policies to improve access to decent, affordable housing for families in need of a place to call home.
U.S. National Advocacy Agenda
The National Advocacy Agenda promotes four key themes and example policy solutions that Habitat for Humanity strongly believes need be addressed comprehensively — from city, state and national levels — to increase access to quality housing and, in turn, improve the lives of millions of families in the U.S.
Habitat's annual policy-specific report highlights shelter issues around the world and recommends policy solutions.
Read news updates from our policy experts regarding legislative and regulatory developments that help us help more families build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.
State of advocacy reports
Our annual advocacy-specific report features ways we are changing laws and policies to increase access to our shelter solutions at the local, national, regional and global levels.
- Fiscal year 2016
U.S. State of Advocacy 2016 (PDF, 4.6MB) | Global State of Advocacy 2016 (PDF, 4.9MB)
- Fiscal Year 2015 (PDF, 2.5MB)
- Fiscal Year 2014 (PDF, 908KB)
- Fiscal Year 2013 (PDF, 2MB)
- Fiscal Year 2012 (PDF, 1MB)
Understand our approach to advocacy and help support smart policies that promote access to decent, affordable homes.