Congress passed its final FY17 spending bill on March 4, ending months of uncertainty. The bill passed with bipartisan support in both chambers by a vote of 309-118 in the House and 79-18 in the Senate and was then signed by President Donald Trump. For details on FY17 funding levels for affordable housing and community development programs, see NLIHC's analysis here.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) released on May 12 the HEROES Act. The $3 trillion bill proposes almost $200 billion in additional funding for housing and homelessness programs to help communities…May 13, 2020
The Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) sent a letter on April 23 urging congressional leadership to include resources for affordable housing and community development…April 27, 2020
Congressional Proposals for Coronavirus Interim Spending Package Fail to Address Housing Needs, April 13
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) proposed on April 7 an interim spending bill that would provide an additional $250 billion for the new Paycheck Protection Program established in the “…April 13, 2020