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House Panel Set to Approve HUD Funding for Fiscal 2018

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House Panel Set to Approve HUD Funding for Fiscal 2018

The House T-HUD Appropriations Subcommittee is expected this evening to approve a spending bill for HUD for fiscal 2018, which starts Oct. 1, 2017.

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Trump Proposes $6.2 Billion Budget Cut to HUD

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Trump Proposes $6.2 Billion Budget Cut to HUD

President Trump today proposed a $4.09 trillion budget request for fiscal 2018, which begins on Oct. 1. The plan would slash HUD funding by $6.2 billion, or 13%, to $40.7 billion, and includes billions of dollars of cuts to other Cabinet agencies to help offset a proposed $54 billion increase in defense spending.

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Lawmakers Agree on Spending Package Through Sept. 30

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Lawmakers Agree on Spending Package Through Sept. 30

Congress has agreed to a massive spending bill to fund the federal government through Sept. 30, the end of fiscal year 2017.

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Congress Must Act this Week to Avoid a Government Shutdown

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Congress Must Act this Week to Avoid a Government Shutdown

The federal government will shut down at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 28 unless Democrats and Republicans work together to enact a continuing resolution that will keep the government open. At this time it is unclear whether lawmakers will seek a stopgap funding bill for a week or two until a long-term solution can be reached or enact a spending bill that will fund the government through Sept. 30 – the end of fiscal 2017 – at roughly the 2016 spending level.

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Temporary Measure Funds Federal Government Through April 28

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Temporary Measure Funds Federal Government Through April 28

With a stopgap fiscal 2017 bill to fund the federal government set to expire on Dec. 11, Congress today approved another continuing resolution that will extend current funding levels for most federal agencies through April 28.

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House HUD Funding Bill Contains Key Provision on Flood Executive Order

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The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (T-HUD) on May 18 approved $38.7 billion for HUD in fiscal year 2017. In a victory for NAHB, the House T-HUD bill contains language that delays HUD from implementing last year’s executive order signed by President Obama that would allow the agency to expand the floodplain well beyond the 100-year floodplain for all HUD programs.

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Obama’s $4.1 Trillion Budget Proposal is DOA on Capitol Hill

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Obama’s $4.1 Trillion Budget Proposal is DOA on Capitol Hill

President Obama on Feb. 9 unveiled a $4.1 trillion fiscal year 2017 budget proposal to Congress that is up 5% from the current year. While the blueprint is unlikely to move through Congress, it will serve as a marker regarding funding for important housing programs.

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Senate T-HUD Spending Plan Would Boost Funding for Key Housing Programs

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Senate T-HUD Spending Plan Would Boost Funding for Key Housing Programs

At NAHB’s urging, the Senate is expected to restore funding for key housing programs back to their fiscal 2015 levels when it approves its version of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies spending bill for fiscal 2016.

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Senate Panel Approves Drastic Cuts to HOME Program

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Drastic cuts to the Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program, which would essentially eliminate the program, were approved June 25 during a Senate Appropriations Committee markup of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies’ spending bill for fiscal 2016.

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NAHB Urges Senate Panel to Boost Funding for HOME Program

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NAHB Urges Senate Panel to Boost Funding for HOME Program

As the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) Appropriations Subcommittee prepares a spending bill for fiscal 2016, NAHB is urging lawmakers to restore funding for the Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program.

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