- Created: Friday, 04 August 2017 09:11
- Written by Libby Murphy, Deputy Policy Director
There's been a flurry of activity in both chambers of Congress, with implications for housing and community development. With no agreement on overall spending levels in the House or the Senate, many D.C. insiders speculate that Congress will not pass a budget by the October 1 deadline. Still, appropriations committees in both chambers have approved Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) bills that largely reject the Trump administration's devastating proposed cuts to critical housing programs.
Here's what's been happening with the budget, and other news from the nation's capital. (Photo right: MHP Deputy Policy Director Libby Murphy with Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison)