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Urge Congress to Hit Harbor Maintenance Funding Targets

With the passage of the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, Congress committed to achieve full use of the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) through incremental increases over a ten-year period.  388 more words

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Friday news roundup 9/12/14

In case you missed the update to our recent blog post about increased admin fees, we’ll repeat it here: there is NO time limit on using the new funding. 108 more words

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Congress has returned….and is about to leave

By Bill Deere, NATA Senior Vice President for Government and External Affairs

On Monday, Congress returned from its traditional August recess but will only stay in session for a short time before adjourning again to campaign in advance of the mid-term elections.  228 more words

NLIHC calls for action to fully fund housing programs

The National Low-Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) is urging PHAs and others to call their members of Congress this week and urge them to protect housing programs. 486 more words

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HUD issues report to Congress on PNA rule

This week on the physical needs assessment (PNA) webpage, HUD posted a report to Congress on the status of the PNA proposed rule. As part of the fiscal year 2014 appropriations act, Congress directed HUD to “take every possible measure to ensure that any new reporting requirements associated with the PNA process do not increase administrative burden on PHAs.” HUD was also directed to report on measures taken to relieve such burdens. 231 more words

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