U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez signed a letter supporting $2.664 billion for HUD’s McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants.
Without funding increases, communities may have to make cuts to programs and halt progress toward ending chronic, family, or youth homelessness.
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.