On March 31, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 in favor of modernizing the Lifeline program, expanding it for the first time to cover broadband Internet service. Bringing greater in-home access to low-income households, including those in affordable housing, can be a powerful tool to improve student success in school, health outcomes, economic growth and more. The FCC decision comes after advocacy by NHC and many allies supporting broadband access in affordable housing, work that will continue on policy and practical steps. Read more in my blog post here.
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The vision of OCAH: That all Oklahomans have the opportunity to live in safe, healthy and affordable homes. Our Mission: To lead the movement to ensure that all residents of the state of Oklahoma flourish in safe, affordable homes and to help communities develop safe and affordable housing options for all of their residents. We reach our mission through advocacy, education and practical training to foster the production and maintenance of affordable housing throughout the state. View all posts by Oklahoma Coalition for Affordable Housing