- Created: Wednesday, 29 January 2014 04:20
- Written by Chip Halbach
On Jan. 17, Congress passed the F14 Omnibus spending package including appropriations for the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) and the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies. And this week, after two years of negotiations, Congress is closing in on approval of a farm bill. What do these significant decisions mean for those who need affordable housing and for those who help provide that housing?