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Senate Passes THUD Bill, As Advocates Mobilize to Defeat Amendment Attacking Fair Housing

By Elayne Weiss, Policy Analyst

After days of debate, the Senate passed yesterday a spending package that included the THUD appropriations bill by a… 1,000 more words

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House Panel Advances FY17 THUD Spending Bill

By Elayne Weiss, Policy Analyst

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) approved its FY17 spending bill… 700 more words

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The Upshot of Focusing on Extremely Low Income Renters: Expanded Housing Availability for All Renters

By Dan Emmanuel, Research Analyst at NLIHC

Our recent report, The Gap 2016, revealed a shortage of more than seven million rental units affordable and available to extremely low income (ELI) renter households, those earning less than 30% of the area median income (AMI). 808 more words

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News from Around the Web

Here is a mix of articles from the past two weeks from various news sources.  Click on the headline to go to the full article. 612 more words

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Making the most of the National Housing Trust Fund in Texas

By Will Livesley O’Neill

The National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) is the first dedicated source of funding for extremely low income households in decades. Its primary purpose is to provide states with funds to expand the supply of available, affordable rental housing for extremely low income households (ELI), or those that earn less than 30 percent of their area’s median income ( 1,862 more words

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New Round-up: Nintendo confirms March 2017 launch for ‘NX’ console

By Neil Merrett

Successor to Wii U is given a formal launch schedule as company looks to commit to strong line-up; press question low key investment briefing strategy… 649 more words