The Senate made a historic change to the filibuster rule that paves the way for Representative Mel Watt’s (D-NC) confirmation as director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
CEO Sheila Crowley sent a letter to the leaders of Budget Conference Committee, asking for support for the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) in the forthcoming budget agreement.
Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), said “at the end of the day, the reality is that a bill that passes the Senate will likely fund the Housing Trust Fund.”
A speech that could have spoken to all would have called for funding for the only solution to the affordable rental housing shortage – the National Housing Trust Fund.
JCT released “Report To The House Committee On Ways And Means On Present Law And Suggestions For Reform Submitted To The Tax Reform Working Groups” on May 6