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Senate, House Hold FY 2025 HUD Appropriations Hearings – April 30 & May 1 

Senate, House Hold FY 2025 HUD Appropriations Hearings – April 30 & May 1 

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Rep. Cole Selected House Appropriations Chair, Rep. Womack Selected as THUD Subcommittee Chair

Representative Tom Cole (R-OK) will chair the full House Appropriations committee, following the retirement of Chair Kay Granger (R-TX) at the end of her term.

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Senate Banking Committee Holds Hearing on Challenges Preserving the U.S. Housing Stock

On April 16, the Housing, Transportation and Community Development Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs held a hearing on Challenges in Preserving the U.S. Housing Stock.

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Senate Holds HUD, FHFA Oversight Hearing – April 18

The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs will hold an Oversight of Federal Housing Regulators hearing on April 18 at 10 a.m. ET. HUD Acting Secretary Adrianne Todman and Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Sandra Thompson will testify.

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Comments on Proposed Rule Modifying PHA Selection Criteria for Applicants with Convictions, Arrest Records Due June 10 

HUD published a proposed rule that would amend the regulations governing admission to certain HUD-supported housing for applicants with criminal records or histories of involvement with the criminal justice system and evictions based on illegal drug use, drug-related criminal activity or other criminal activity.

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Our Homes, Our Votes Webinar Series

Our Homes, Our Votes is a nonpartisan initiative to boost voter turnout among low-income renters and elevate housing as an election issue.

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BPC Hosts Chat with HUD Acting Secretary Adrianne Todman – April 23 

Attend the event in-person or join virtually, as Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) executive director Dennis Shea hosts a fireside chat with new HUD Acting Secretary Adrianne Todman discussing HUD’s approach and strategies in addressing the housing shortage on April 23 at 10 a.m. ET.

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EPA Announces Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Awardees

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced selections for $20 billion in grant awards under two competitions within the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF).

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IRS Allocates Additional $8.2 Million in Unused LIHTCs to 28 States

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) allocated an additional $8.2 million in unused LIHTC carryovers to 28 states, ranging from $1.1 million to Texas to $24,409 to Vermont.

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Bank Regulators Propose Jan. 1, 2026 CRA Applicability Date for Facility-Based Assessment Areas in Interim Final Rule

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation issued an interim final rule and technical amendments regarding the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) final rule.

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HUD Updates GRRP NOFOs

In April, HUD published updates to the three Green and Resilient Retrofit Program (GRRP) Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) Elements, Leading Edge and Comprehensive.

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HUD Publishes Guidance on Compliance with the New Radon Policy

HUD published the Interim Best Practices for Documenting Compliance with the Departmental Radon Policy in HEROS.

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