Items Tagged with 'HUD budget'


  • Senate Appropriations Committee housing bill saves doomed affordable housing programs

    Committee unanimously approves bill
    The Senate Committee on Appropriations unanimously approved the fiscal year 2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. This new bill, passed by the committee, shifts away from Trump’s budget proposal and includes additional resources to prevent and end homelessness among veterans and youth, as well as to maintain existing rental housing assistance for nearly 5 million households nationwide.
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  • A new style: HUD Secretary Ben Carson hits social media to talk budget cuts

    It's been a busy week for Carson
    From more light-heartened housing appearances to sitting in the hot seat before Senate, Friday wraps up a busy week for Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson. The secretary spent the week promoting National Homeownership month, defending President Donald Trump’s budget and attending the National Housing Policy Symposium.
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  • Spotlight on what new HUD budget will do to LA's homeless housing efforts

    Future of section 8 housing in LA
    The city of Los Angeles just started to get the ball rolling on its efforts to solve its homelessness crisis. However, due to President Donald Trump’s new budget proposal that would severely cut costs for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the city’s homeless efforts might not go according to the original plan.
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  • Former HUD senior advisor Richard Green: Here are the issues with Trump's budget

    Ginnie Mae staffing levels and FHA infrastructure will both suffer

    Late last week, Julián Castro, who served as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development from 2014 to 2017 under former President Barack Obama, told HousingWire that he has several issues with President Donald Trump’s budget proposal, which calls for a $6.2 billion cut to HUD’s budget. But Castro isn’t the only former HUD official to express concerns with Trump’s budget.

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