TITLE

Senate Panel OKs $36 Billion for HUD; Section 8 Renewals Get Full Funding

AUTHOR(S)
Vadum, Matthew
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;9/5/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31713, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee on September 4, 2003 approved a $36.1 billion spending package for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that includes full funding to renew expiring tenant-based Section 8 vouchers. Revelation that the committee approved $18.4 billion in funding for both tenant-based Section 8 vouchers and project-based vouchers; Assertion that the distribution of funds between the two programs was unclear; Information that the committee rejected the proposal of U.S. President George W. Bush's administration to convert the Section 8 program into a state-run block grant program.
ACCESSION #
10793502

 

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