Tags » Federal Budget

House Appropriations Committee Approves FY 2017 THUD Bill

After being in the unusual situation of acting after the Senate Appropriations Committee, the House Appropriations Transportation-HUD (THUD) Subcommittee May 18 approved its $58.2 billion fiscal year (FY) 2017 THUD spending bill… 1,297 more words

Affordable Housing

Election Lethargy

Election campaigns can be very wearing.  I feel wind blasted by it all and there are only two weeks down and too many to go. 383 more words


Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act’s 50 Percent Cap Increase Could Fund More Than 200,000 Affordable Rental Homes

Novogradac & Company estimates that the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) 50 percent authority increase provision in the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act will fund between 200,000 and 225,000 additional LIHTC units from 2017 through 2026. 332 more words

Affordable Housing

The State of DOD Funding

By Lloyd McCoy Jr., DOD Manager

As always, my Market Intelligence colleagues and I are keeping close tabs on federal funding for upcoming fiscal years. And some recent action on a Defense bill caught our eye. 341 more words

Market Intelligence

House Committee Approves Rewrite of Federal School Meals Laws

On Wednesday (May 18), the U.S. House Committee on Education & the Workforce voted to advance a reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Act, the federal law governing school meals programs.  696 more words

State Issue

Cambridge affordable housing project underway

With affordable housing in high demand and a new affordable housing project underway in Cambridge, I thought this a great opportunity  to speak on the issue. 511 more words

Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund: 2016 Update, Look Ahead at 2017

On May 4, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced $174 million for the inaugural round of Housing Trust Fund (HTF) allocations in 2016 and simultaneously announced allocations for each state and territory. 263 more words

Affordable Housing