TITLE

Congressional Democrats Rip Section 8 State Block Grant Bill

AUTHOR(S)
Vadum, Matthew
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;6/11/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31654, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
10104634

 

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