Policy Updates

  • The House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee released its draft THUD spending bill on Tuesday night and marked it up last night. The draft bill not only maintains the 10% increase in the enacted fiscal year (FY) 2018 Omnibus legislation, but also provides an additional $941 million increase. Fortunately, the draft bill […] Read More
  • Last week, the Trump administration proposed to cut more than $15 billion in previously approved funding to Non-Defense Discretionary programs, including cuts to vital affordable housing and community development programs. If enacted, the rescission package would cut: $41 million from Public Housing Capital Fund $23 million from the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund $40 million […] Read More
  • REP VELAZQUEZ LEADS RALLY AGAINST #TrumpRentHike On Friday, NYHC joined Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), elected officials including Rep. Hakeem Jeffries and Rep Adriano Espaillat,  impacted renters and housing activists to denounce the Trump Administration’s rent reforms.  HUD’s proposal would raise rents and impose work requirements on residents who receive federal housing assistance from the Department […] Read More

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