WHEREAS, hundreds of thousands of people are homeless and living in the
WHEREAS, current U.S. governmental policies restrict and eliminate funding
that has assisted local governments and communities in developing low-cost
WHEREAS, public and private policies, such as withdrawal of funds for
maintenance, upscaling of low-rent dwellings, and exclusionary zoning, are
causing deterioration of affordable housing; and
WHEREAS, making needed shelter available can best be achieved by combined
efforts between government and the private sector; and
WHEREAS, solutions for long-term homelessness must alleviate the growing
scarcity of housing for the impoverished;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the Unitarian Universalist Association affirms
access to affordable, habitable housing as a just and achievable goal and calls
upon its member societies:
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Last updated on Wednesday, August 24, 2011.
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