Congressional Democrats Rip Section 8 State Block Grant Bill

Vadum, Matthew
June 2003
Bond Buyer;6/11/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31654, p1
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The article reports on the criticism of the proposal by the United States administration to convert the Section 8 rental-housing voucher program into a state-run block grant program called Housing Assistance for Needy Families from democrats on the U.S. House Financial Services Committee's housing subcommittee on June 10, 2003. The program could jeopardize funding that families in California need. Converting a program into a state-block grant program tends to lead to reduced overall funding levels over time.


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