House Passes FY 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill

September 18, 2017

Late last week, the House voted largely on party lines (211-198) to pass a $1.23 trillion Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 omnibus spending bill that includes funding for HUD and USDA housing programs.

Congress Passes Stopgap Funding, Debt Ceiling Extension, and Disaster Aid

September 12, 2017

On September 8, President Donald Trump signed a legislative package including provisions to provide more than $15 billion in disaster recovery aid, raise the debt ceiling, and enact a continuing re

Strong HOME and Section 8 Outcomes in Senate Appropriations Committee-Approved FY 2018 Bill

July 31, 2017

On July 27, the Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously approved its Fiscal Year (FY

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Approves FY 2018 HUD Funding Bill

July 26, 2017

On July 25, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (THUD) approved by voice vote its Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 funding bill.

House Appropriations Committee Advances FY 2018 Housing Bill Despite Funding Level Opposition

July 19, 2017

 On July 17, the House Appropriations Committee voted on party lines to pass the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (THUD) funding bill.

House THUD Appropriations Subcommittee Blunts Many Administration-Proposed Funding Cuts

July 13, 2017

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (THUD) on July 11 approved its

House Appropriations Subcommittee Approves FY 2018 Rural Housing Funding Bill

June 30, 2017

On June 28, the House Appropriations Agriculture and Rural Development Subcommittee approved by voice vote its

JCHS’ Latest Report Shows Housing Recovery Not Reaching Everyone

June 16, 2017

Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) released today its annual report, The State of the Nation’s H

2017 Out of Reach Report Details Rental Affordability Challenges

June 16, 2017

The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) released last week its annual Out of Reach report which documents the gap between renters’ wages and the c

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