NJ will receive $1.82 billion as a first installment of the $51 billion emergency aid package that will help the millions of victims of Hurricane Sandy in the Northeast.
You can’t sit in Washington with a thousand-mile-long screwdriver and try to fine-tune everything, Shinseki said. I’m at the other end of the screwdriver now. This is where problems get solved.
Our focus will continue to be on ensuring that these efforts are coordinated, maximizing the impact of available resources to support recovery while also mitigating against future disasters.
The Housing & Community Development Network and Fair Share Housing Center have drafted a letter to HUD Secretary Donovan urging that those funds are spent where they are most needed.
Under RAD, more public and affordable housing owners will now be able to utilize Section 8 contracts and potentially combine them with other affordable housing resources, like Low Income Housing Tax Credits.