Congress Targeting Housing Assistance for Especially Deep Cuts

Operating within the 2011 Budget Control Act’s tight spending limits, Congress is making difficult decisions about which programs to cut in fiscal year 2012.  House and Senate leaders drafting the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) budget have committed to preserving rental assistance for the low-income families now receiving it so that these families don’t lose their homes.  Yet the House and Senate funding bills do not meet this important commitment, as I explain in a new report, and tens of thousands of families could lose assistance. Article Taken From www.offthechartsblog.org PDF: Congress Targeting Housing Assistance for Especially Deep Cuts URL: http://www.offthechartsblog.org/congress-targeting-housing-assistance-for-especially-deep-cuts/

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