Sponsors: Hinojosa, Frank, Renzi

Introduced by Hinojosa on 20 April 07

Summary: This bill would authorize appropriations for HUD’s rural housing and economic development program. It authorizes HUD Sec. to carry out programs through the Office of Rural Housing & Economic Development to assist Indian tribes, State housing finance agencies, State community or economic development agencies, local nonprofit organizations and community development corporations in rural areas to support innovative housing and economic development activities in rural areas. Authorizes $30 million in appropriations for FY 2008, and $40 million for FY 2009 through 2013.

Latest Major Action: 7/17/2007 Referred to Senate committee.

Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.