Legislative & Policy
Current Legislative Issues
On July 26, HUD issued a notice announcing a new initiative to provide Tenant Protection Vouchers (TPVs) to youth aging out of foster care.
Sens. Schatz and Young Introduce Bipartisan Companion Legislation to Reform CDBG-DR Assistance
Agreement Heads to White House for Signature
After five-months-long negotiations between House and Senate leadership and the White House, the House passed an all-encompassing two-year budget deal on July 25 that increases spending for military and domestic programs, suspends the debt ceiling through mid-2021, and eliminates the threat of sequestration.
The House Financial Services Committee voted unanimously on July 16 to approve H.R. 3702, the “Reforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019,” bipartisan legislation from Reps. Al Green (D-TX) and Ann Wagner (R-MO) that would formally authorize HUD’s Community Development Block Grant–Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program.
Current Policy/Regulatory Issues