Policy Updates

  • President Trump signed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155) into law on May 24th. The bill largely focused on a wide-swath of federal deregulation reforms that also included Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program reforms that had been originally proposed in a separate bill entitled the Family Self-Sufficiency Act.  In 1990, the […] Read More
  • The House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee released its draft THUD spending bill on Tuesday night and marked it up last night. The draft bill not only maintains the 10% increase in the enacted fiscal year (FY) 2018 Omnibus legislation, but also provides an additional $941 million increase. Fortunately, the draft bill […] Read More
  • Last week, the Trump administration proposed to cut more than $15 billion in previously approved funding to Non-Defense Discretionary programs, including cuts to vital affordable housing and community development programs. If enacted, the rescission package would cut: $41 million from Public Housing Capital Fund $23 million from the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund $40 million […] Read More

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