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  • Writer's pictureErick Ortiz

Affordable Housing: Fulfilling the Promise of the American Dream this Independence Day

Updated: Jun 28

In the spirit of Independence Day, as we celebrate our nation's birth and the freedoms we cherish, let us also reflect on the promises of the American Dream. This dream envisions a home for every family—a sanctuary where hope and opportunity flourish.

Yet, for many, the dream of homeownership remains out of reach, hindered by rising costs and limited availability. Affordable housing isn't just about having a roof over one’s head; it's about ensuring the freedoms we honor include the right to a safe, stable place to live. Imagine affordable housing where the cost is no more than 30% of income, with green spaces on the property, and inclusive of utilities and internet costs.

Advocating for affordable housing means believing everyone, regardless of income, deserves a fair shot at the American Dream. It means creating communities where dreams are nurtured, and futures are built.

As you reflect on this day, consider what your life would look like if you didn't have to overwork to pay for your home. What would you do with that extra time? How would you use your energy?

This Independence Day, let’s unite to make the American Dream accessible to all. By championing affordable housing, we invest in a stronger, more vibrant nation where everyone has the foundation to build a better future. True freedom includes the security of having a place to call home.

Happy Independence Day! Together, let’s make the American Dream a reality for everyone.

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