Douglas Rice

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Douglas Rice is senior policy analyst at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

Three Takeaways from the President’s 2016 HUD Budget

Here are three key facts to understand the President’s 2016 budget request for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in its broader budget, policy, and political contexts: 1. The proposed funding increase is much more modest than it may initially appear. The President’s $41.0 billion HUD request for 2016 is $6.2 billion, or […]

Housing Advocacy

Three Ways the President’s Budget Benefits HUD

For low-income families that need affordable rental housing, the news from Washington in recent years has been bleak. Yet, while President Obama’s new budget has shortcomings, it achieves the important […]


Beyond Sequestration

The Real Risks Lie in a Deficit Reduction Deal to Replace It Sequestration — the harsh, indiscriminate cuts in federal defense and non-defense programs that are scheduled for January 2013 […]