Democrats Criticize White House Plan For Section 8 Vouchers

Sanchez, Humberto
May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/21/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31889, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on Democrats' criticism of an enacted White House plan to hold down domestic spending by capping Section 8 rents paid by the federal government at August 2003 levels. Purpose of the Section 8 voucher program; Suggestion that the funding level will result in fewer vouchers being funded if housing authorities choose to maintain the current level of subsidy for the vouchers that they maintain.


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