Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies: What does the president's budget mean for affordable housing?
The National Low-Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) is urging national, state, and local housing organizations to sign a letter supporting funding for the House and Senate subcommittees on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and Related Agencies (THUD).
Yesterday the Obama administration released its proposed budget for federal fiscal year (FFY) 2016. As part of the budget rollout, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a summary of its portion of the 2016 budget and discussed the budget in a town hall meeting broadcast yesterday.
On Monday the Obama administration will be releasing its detailed proposed budget for next year. In a one-hour webcast scheduled for Monday afternoon, HUD Secretary Julián Castro will provide a briefing on the HUD portion of the budget. The webcast will begin at 4 p.m. eastern time (1 p.m. Pacific time). If you wish to watch the webcast live, you will find the link you need on this page shortly before it starts. In other news:
Yesterday HUD’s Assistant Secretary of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) Gustavo Velasquez sent an email inviting interested parties to participate in a conference call scheduled for Monday, November 17, on HUD's annual report on the state of fair housing. The event, which will be hosted by the White House Office of Public Engagement and HUD Secretary Julián Castro, begins at 3 p.m. eastern time. If you wish to participate, you’ll find an online registration form here. In other news: