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.
The House approved by a vote of 227-194 on June 25 a five-bill FY20 spending package that includes robust funding for affordable housing and community development investments at HUD and USDA, as well…July 1, 2019
The House passed on June 25 a five-bill spending package for FY20 that includes funding and provisions that would affect disaster housing recovery efforts. The spending package created a Homeless…July 1, 2019
A group of 12 Democratic Senators sent a letter on June 18 to congressional leadership urging them to lift the budget caps mandated by the Budget Control Act of 2011 so Congress can prioritize…June 24, 2019