Following the retirement of Senate Appropriations Chair Thad Cochran (R-MS) at the beginning of April, Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) was selected to serve as the new chair. As committee chair, Senator Shelby reorganized the subcommittees’ chairmanships. Despite the shake-up, Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) will continue to chair the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee. Ms. Collins, a consistent champion for affordable housing, played a critical role in securing a 10% increase in funding for HUD in FY18.
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The Trump administration published a proposed rule on May 10 that would prohibit “mixed-status” immigrant families from living in public and other subsidized housing (see related article in this Memo…May 13, 2019
The House Appropriations Committee approved, by a party-line vote of 30-22, spending limits for its fiscal year (FY) 2020 spending bills on May 8. For FY20, the Committee would provide the…May 13, 2019
The Trump administration proposed a rule on April 17 that would prohibit undocumented immigrants from living in subsidized housing. Under the proposed rule, HUD will require expanded use of the…April 22, 2019