On July 14, 2015, the House passed two housing bills of interest under “suspension of the rules,” a designation reserved for noncontroversial bills.
The Republicans' 2016 budget framework would bring base discretionary funding for both non-defense and defense to the lowest levels in a decade.
NJ’s delegation voted along party lines with Representative Chris Smith (R-4) voting “no” along with all of the Democrats on the FY16 THUD Budget.
Call your member to tell him or her about the critical importance of the Housing Choice Voucher and McKinney-Vento Homelessness Assistance Programs.
The legislation includes a total of $42 billion for HUD - an increase of $1B above the fiscal year (FY) 2015 enacted level and $3B below the request.