Sign-on Letter for FY 2024 Affordable Housing, Community Development Appropriations

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.


House Committee Changes

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.


FY 2023 Funding Enacted

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.


Congress Poised to Pass Short-Term Continuing Resolution

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.


Democrats Retain Senate, Republicans Poised to Take Control of House

The 118th Congress will most likely be a divided Congress with Democrats retaining the Senate and Republicans taking over the House of Representatives.


Congress to Vote on Stopgap Funding through Dec. 16

Fiscal Year 2022 funding runs out on September 30, and the federal government begins Fiscal Year 2023 on October 1.


Senate Passes Inflation Reduction Act – Housing Not Included

Over the weekend, the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act via the reconciliation process, which only requires passage via a simple majority.


Recap of Senate Banking Committee Hearing on How Renters and Communities are Impacted by Today’s Housing Market

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 Joins FSS, Retrofit Sign-on Letters

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 Joins SLFRF Letter to Congressional Leaders

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.


Congress Passes FY 2022 Funding through March 11

Last week the Senate passed a continuing resolution that will fund the federal government through March 11.


House Extends Continuing Resolution till March 11; Senate to Vote

Last week the House passed a continuing resolution that would fund the federal government at current funding levels through March 11.

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