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House Passes Omnibus FY-2009 Appropriations Bill

The House of Representatives has passed its omnibus appropriations bill (HR 1105) covering nearly all of the federal government for the balance of federal Fiscal Year 2009, which ends this September 30.

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HUD Allocates More Than $10 Billion of Recovery Act Funding One Week After Bill Signing

The following is an excerpt from February 15, 2009 HUD Press Release

WASHINGTON ““ The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today allocated nearly 75 percent of its funding, or $10.1 billion, made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The Recovery Act includes $13.61 billion for projects and programs administered by HUD, 75 percent of which was allocated to recipients today ““ only one week after President Obama signed the Act into law.

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Obama Signs Stimulus Legislation Into Law

Please see the following summary of key provisions from the conference report of HR 1: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The House of Representatives and Senate voted in favor of the measure and President Obama signed the measure into law Tuesday, Feb. 17.

HUD

HUD Announces Granted Regulatory Waivers

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has published a notice describing the regulatory waiver requests it granted during the fourth quarter of 2008

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2009 Annual Meeting & NMTC Symposium Conference Presentations

NH&RA has made available individual PowerPoint presentations from the recent 2009 Annual Meeting & NMTC Symposium, March 11-15 in Key Largo, Florida.

HUD

Obama Administration Expected to Unveil Plans for Linkage of Transportation, Housing

Congressional Quarterly (CQ) has reported that the Obama Administration this week will unveil plans to link and coordinate federal transportation and housing policy, with a focus on livable communities.

Arizona

Fred Karnas Named Senior Advisor to HUD Secretary

Fred Karnas, Director of the Arizona Department of Housing (ADOH) for the past two years, has been named as a Senior Advisor to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan.

HUD

Obama Administration Issues FY 2010 Budget Request

President Obama on February 26 issued his proposed federal budget for Fiscal Year 2010, which begins October 1, 2009. The budget request proposes $47.5 billion for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), an increase from the approved $47.1 billion appropriation for FY 2008 and the stopgap spending level of $40.1 billion for FY 2009.

HUD

HUD, FEMA Announce Transitional Rental Assistance for Disaster Victims

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently announced a transition rental assistance program for families currently enrolled in the Disaster Housing Assistance Program (DHAP-Katrina/Rita).

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White House Names Urban Affairs Director

President Obama has named Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión Jr. to direct the new White House Office of Urban Affairs. He will be the Administration’s point person to coordinate urban policy areas, including urban development, education, health care, and public safety.

HUD

NH&RA’s Green Agenda Incorporated Into Recovery Act

NH&RA’s Council for Energy Friendly Affordable Housing is pleased to report that several key provisions from its ‘green’ legislative agenda have been incorporated in HR1: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. This includes substantial funding dedicated to retrofitting HUD assisted multifamily projects.

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TCA October 2008 Issue Theme: Historic Rehabilitation

Tax Credit Advisor
October 2008
Issue Theme: Historic Rehabilitation

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