Tag: legislative-news

Under Trump, Treasury Goes Backward on Community Protections

A recent Treasury Department report on bank regulation and policy promotes changes that would move us backward when it comes to building a financial system that is equitable, efficient, and protects consumers and communities from abusive practices.

Community Development Legislative News

New Bill to Establish National Affordable Housing Trust FundĀ  Senator John F. Kerry (D-MA) introduced S. 2997, the National Affordable Housing Trust Fund Act...

Community Development Legislative News

HUD Budget Threatened – Again On June 21, the House of Representatives passed (256-169) H.R. 4635, the FY01 VA/HUD appropriations bill. The bill cuts...

Community Development Legislative News

H.R 1776 Seeks to Expand Homeownership On Thursday, April 6, H.R. 1776, a far-reaching and far-ranging bill with more than a few provisions communities...

HUD Budget Request

President Clinton's fiscal year 2001 (FY01) budget request submitted to Congress February 7 seeks increases for HUD programs in general. In a recent Memo...

Housing Legislative News

Congress Guts CRA The bill that emerged from conference committee negotiations over the financial modernization bills, H.R. 10 and S. 900, would gut the...

Housing Legislative News

House Committee Slashes HUD Funding "Death by a thousand cuts" is how some have described the House VA-HUD-IA Appropriations Subcommittee's mark-up on July 26. The...

Community Development Legislative News

From the National Low Income Housing Coalition President Submits HUD's FY2000 Request The Clinton administration submitted its FY2000 budget request to Congress on February...

Legislative News

1998 Elections Senate Banking and Financial Services Committee Chairman Alfonse D'Amato (R-NY) was defeated in his race for re-election on November 3 by Charles Schumer...

Housing and Community Development Legislative News

Housing Reform Bills After a year of trying to reach consensus on major public and assisted housing reform, House and Senate staff are...

Legislative News

May/June 1998 Washington News and Views Legislative News Congress Raids Section 8 to Fund Emergency Aid The President signed the 1998 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations...

Washington News and Views

Public Housing Talks Continue Behind Closed Doors As of early April, the principal sponsors of legislation to deregulate public housing and to merge the Section...

1998 Legislative Agenda

FY1999 HUD Budget "Cities have been at a competitive disadvantage with outlying counties," said HUD Secretary Andrew Cuomo in a February 2 New York Times...