February 08, 2024

Young Receives “Housing Champion” Award for Efforts to Address Housing Affordability Crisis

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) recently received the “Housing Champion” award from Habitat for Humanity for his leadership and support of programs and policies that would expand affordable housing options.

“I am honored to receive the ‘Housing Champion’ award from Habitat for Humanity for my efforts to address the housing affordability crisis. I will continue to work to pass bills that increase housing stock, lower costs, and revitalize distressed neighborhoods in Indiana and across the country,” said Senator Young.

For years, Young has worked on housing affordability issues in Congress. In 2023, Young introduced three bills to address the national shortage of affordable housing:

The Habitat for Humanity “Housing Champion” award recognizes lawmakers, individuals, organizations, or partners that have made significant and lasting contributions to the mission of Habitat for Humanity in providing affordable housing solutions and supporting communities in need. The award highlights the crucial role that legislators and housing champions play in addressing housing insecurity and emphasizes the collective effort required to tackle global housing challenges.