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.
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.
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.
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
NH&RA has made available individual PowerPoint presentations from the recent 2009 Annual Meeting & NMTC Symposium, March 11-15 in Key Largo, Florida.
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.
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.
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.
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).
President Obama has named Bronx Borough President Adolfo CarriÃ³n 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.
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.