House Subcommittee Approves Bills Winding Down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

July 13, 2011

On July 12, the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises m

Obama Appoints Galante Federal Housing Commissioner

July 12, 2011

President Obama announced July 11 that he has named Carol Galante as the acting commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) effective July 12.  Until this appointment, Galante has

HUD Secretary Discusses the Housing Credit at Unveiling of Harvard Report on State of the Nation’s Rental Housing

April 27, 2011

On April 26, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan highlighted the Housing Credit’s success, stating that it is a critical tool for affordable multifamily production, accounting for half of all multifa

Administration Officials Discuss GSEs at House Subcommittee Hearing

September 17, 2010

On September 15, the House Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government-Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee held a

Baucus Releases New Tax Extenders Bill

September 16, 2010
On September 16, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) released the Job Creat

Senate Subcommittee HUD Funding Bill Provides $1.8B for HOME, $17.2B for Voucher Renewals, and $9.1B for Section 8 Renewals

July 21, 2010

UPDATE: On July 22, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed the Transportation-HUD Subcommittee bill.  Consideration of the FY 2011 T-HUD appropriations bill

House Committee Passes FY 2011 HUD Funding Bill

July 21, 2010

On July 20, the House Appropriations Committee marked up and passed its FY 2011 T-HUD appropriations bill.

Future for Extenders Bill and NCSHA Priorities Unclear

July 20, 2010

Two critical NCSHA priorities—the Tax Credit Exchange Program extension and Housing Trust Fund and related voucher appropriations—face increased risk this week, as Senate Majority Leade

Housing Credit Exchange Extension Preserved and Disaster Credits Added in New Senate Extender/Jobs Bill

June 16, 2010

On June 16, the Senate defeated a procedural motion to advance the substitute amendment offered by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) to the House-passed tax extenders and jobs bil

Financial Reform Conference Committee Scheduled to Begin June 10, Important Issues at Stake for HFAs

June 10, 2010

On June 9, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) appointed several Democratic House members to the conference committee on the financial reform bill,

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