HUD Cap on Section 8 Payments Could Undermine Bond Market's Confidence

Vadum, Matthew
May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/5/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31877, p3
Trade Publication
Discusses the implications of the decision of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to cut costs by capping Section 8 voucher payments at August 2003 levels. Explanation concerning the possible impact of the new policy on the housing bond market; Speculation with regard to the influence of the policy on the rental market for the low-income segment; Remarks from various individuals regarding the matter.


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