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Congress Averts Government Shutdown

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Congress Averts Government Shutdown

Stopgap funding will keep the federal government operating through Feb. 18, 2022.

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Congress Averts Government Shutdown

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Congress Averts Government Shutdown

The Senate and House today approved a stopgap spending bill that will avert an impending government shutdown by funding every federal government agency at current levels through Dec. 3. President Biden is expected to sign the measure into law later this evening. Absent congressional action, the government would have faced a shutdown on Oct. 1.

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House Votes to Avert Government Shutdown; Measure Expected to Fail in Senate

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House Votes to Avert Government Shutdown; Measure Expected to Fail in Senate

With an Oct. 1 government shutdown looming, the House last night approved a stopgap spending measure on a 220-211 party line vote that would fund every government agency at current levels through Dec. 3.

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House Passes Bill to Avert Government Shutdown, Extend Flood Insurance Funding

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House Passes Bill to Avert Government Shutdown, Extend Flood Insurance Funding

By an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 359-57, the House voted on the evening of Sept. 22 to pass a stopgap spending bill that will avert an impending government shutdown by funding every federal government agency at current levels through Dec. 11. The Senate approved the bill on Sept. 30 and President Trump signed the measure into law. Absent congressional action, the government would have faced a shutdown on Oct. 1.

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Trump Announces Deal to Reopen Government for 3 Weeks

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Trump Announces Deal to Reopen Government for 3 Weeks

President Trump and congressional leaders agree to reopen the federal government for three weeks while talks continue on border security. NAHB Chairman Randy Noel issued an official statement responding to this important development.

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Government Shutdown is Affecting Housing

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Government Shutdown is Affecting Housing

A long-term shutdown, lasting several weeks or a month or more, could have significant impacts on mortgage accessibility and reduce housing demand.

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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

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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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