The Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) is leading a sign-on letter to urge Congress to oppose any cuts to federal affordable housing, homelessness and community development programs, and to instead invest in these vital programs in Fiscal Year 2024.
With the election of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) now settled, House Republicans have begun announcing committee leadership and assignments for the 118th Congress.
The Senate, by a vote of 68-29, and the House of Representatives, by a vote of 225-201, passed a full-year omnibus appropriations bill for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023.
Funding for the federal government is set to expire on December 15 and Congress is poised to pass a one-week stopgap spending bill to extend Friday’s deadline to fund the government as negotiations continue on a deal to settle disputes over a full year funding agreement with new topline spending levels.
The 118th Congress will most likely be a divided Congress with Democrats retaining the Senate and Republicans taking over the House of Representatives.
Fiscal Year 2022 funding runs out on September 30, and the federal government begins Fiscal Year 2023 on October 1.
Over the weekend, the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act via the reconciliation process, which only requires passage via a simple majority.
On August 2, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs held a hearing entitled “‘The Rent Eats First’: How Renters and Communities are Impacted by Today’s Housing Market.”
NH&RA joined a letter urging Congress to include investments to retrofit rental homes to reduce energy costs and emissions and preserve affordable housing, as well as a letter requesting $150,000,000 for the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program in FY23 appropriations. The letter also requests that Congress strike language from past appropriations legislation that prohibited HUD from […]
NH&RA joined with 81 other organizations in a letter sent to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on the need to adjust the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (SLFRF) program so that it can be used efficiently to provide long-term loans to LIHTC developments.
Last week the Senate passed a continuing resolution that will fund the federal government through March 11.
Last week the House passed a continuing resolution that would fund the federal government at current funding levels through March 11.