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After Brief Government Shutdown, Congress Approves 2-Year Budget Framework

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After Brief Government Shutdown, Congress Approves 2-Year Budget Framework

Congress early this morning approved a two-year budget framework to keep the government running following a brief shutdown that began at midnight and lasted less than six hours. The accord includes massive increases to defense and discretionary spending, as well as key housing provisions.

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How the Government Shutdown Could Affect Housing

Filed in Capitol Hill by on January 20, 2018 1 Comment
How the Government Shutdown Could Affect Housing

The White House and Republican and Democratic congressional leaders failed to reach an agreement to extend government funding on Friday, resulting in a shutdown of certain federal government functions effective at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20 that will affect housing and home builders.

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Congress Approves Short-Term Extension to Keep Government Running

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To avert a government shutdown on Dec. 8, Congress today approved a short-term continuing resolution to keep the government running for two more weeks until Dec. 22. This also means that the National Flood Insurance Program will be extended through Dec. 22.

The federal government funding package also means that the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which was set to expire on Dec. 8, will be extended until Dec. 22.

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