For housing programs, this bill provides sufficient funding to renew all existing rental assistance for Section 8, and for public housing, elderly, and disability housing programs.
A year-long Continuing Resolution at FY2014 levels will undermine communities’ ability to reduce and end homelessness for individuals and families.
Funding HUD’s housing programs at FY14 levels could force cutbacks in assistance increasing rents and stagnating incomes for the poorest households.
NJ voted along party lines with all six Republicans voting in favor and all Democrats except Congressman Holt, who did not vote, voting no.
Join Monarch in a National Call In Week to increase HUD’s Homeless Assistance Grants funding from Monday, September 8th to Friday, September 12th.