The House is at a stalemate in advancing its proposed budget resolution approved by the Budget Committee in March 2016 in a party-line vote.
Senator Cantwell is collecting personal stories from people who have struggled to afford housing and/or have experienced homelessness.
The RSC’s plan aims to “modernize America’s social safety net and empower individuals through work” and streamlining affordable housing programs.
Now is the time to contact Senators Cory Booker and Bob Menendez to urge prompt passage of the THUD spending bill without controversial riders.
While I’m disappointed the Governor didn’t sign this bill, I’m glad he recognizes the need for emergency assistance for some of our most vulnerable.
With increased voucher funding, more low- and very low-income households living in poverty would have access to affordable housing.
Fannie and Freddie would be prohibited from contributing to the NHTF until each company’s capital reserves reach 10% of their risk-weighted assets.
There are no major cuts, a few programs received funding increases and the bill ensures continued assistance to households currently served by HUD.
CBPP’s April 6. 2016 webinar featured a dialogue with Amy Ginger, HUD’s Director of Housing Voucher Programs, about how to improve utilization.
Bill Pascrell (D-9), Albio Sires (D-8) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-12) signed Rep. Fudge’s (D-OH) letter supporting $1.2B in robust HOME funding.