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Senate Passes Combined HUD, RHS Funding Bill

The Senate has passed a combined fiscal 2012 appropriations bill (H.R. 2112) that includes funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Rural Housing Service (RHS), though the final measure is subject to change by a Senate-Hou Read more

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HUD Fiscal 2012 Funding Gives Priority to Sec. 8 Renewals

Congressional appropriations committees working on fiscal 2012 funding legislation have shown they are still willing to take care of Sec Read more

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Deficit Reduction Effort May Mean Trouble for Tax Credit

The low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program may be in serious trouble if—and it's a big if—the 12-member “super committee” charged with finding an additional $1. Read more

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Federal Support for Affordable Housing May be Cut After GSEs

A reduced federal role in the secondary mortgage market may mean less direct support for affordable housing, and that has advocates concerned. Read more

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Congress Passes Resolution to Fund Government for 2011 Congress Passes Resolution to Fund Government for 2011

Congress ended a monthslong deadlock over fiscal 2011 appropriations by fi- nally approving a long-term continuing resolution (H.R. 1473) that will cut funding for some Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs below fiscal 2010 levels wh Read more

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