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  • The Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) fiscal 2011 budget includes $350 million for a new program to convert about 300,000 public housing and privately owned assisted housing units to project-based subsidies with long-t

  • Several Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs have received funding increases in fiscal 2010, including Sec. 8, public housing, homeless assistance, and community development.

  • Responding to credit market problems that have hampered housing finance agency (HFA) bond programs, the Treasury Department has announced an initiative to support new housing bonds and help HFAs carry existing bonds.

  • The Treasury Department and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) have issued additional guidance on the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) exchange program and Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP), with Treasury solving one major problem for credit swap participants by extending the disbursement deadline.

  • Congress seems poised to approve a fiscal 2010 Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) appropriations bill (H.R. 3288) that provides more money for key programs than the Obama administration requested.

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