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April 8, 2019

HUD Secretary Carson Testifies on HUD FY20 Budget

HUD Secretary Ben Carson testified on the Trump administration’s FY20 budget request before both the House and the Senate Appropriations Transportation-HUD (THUD) Subcommittees on April 3. Lawmakers from both parties criticized the budget request for its deep funding cuts, including the elimination…

April 8, 2019

House Financial Services Committee Approves ‘Ending Homelessness Act’

The House Financial Services Committee approved, by a vote of 32-26, the “Ending Homelessness Act of 2019” (H.R. 1856) on March 28. The legislation was first introduced by House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters (D-CA) in 2016 and reintroduced last week. The proposal would provide $…