Senate panel chairman: Spending caps could force cuts in HUD programs
- Housing Advocates Are Seeing Red. Stone, Adam // Journal of Housing & Community Development;May/Jun2003, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p19
Focuses on the proposed budget cuts by the Bush administration for federal housing programs in the U.S. Implication for the continued budget cuts to the housing program; Proposal of U.S. President George W. Bush to block grant Section 8; Significant provision of Section 8.
- Corporations discover low-income housing. // National Real Estate Investor;Oct93, Vol. 35 Issue 11, Real Estate Journal p16
Discusses the permanent extension of the low-income housing tax credit program in the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993. Provisions; Benefits for corporations anxious to manage their tax liability; Other considerations; Equity fund sponsors; Word of caution to developers.
- Labor complacent as Indigenous gap widens. Waterford, Jack // Eureka Street;5/21/2010, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p16
The article discusses the author's views on the projects and spending at the Ministry of Indigenous Affairs in Australia. He muses on the budget paper prepared by Jenny Macklin on the construction of new houses in the Northern Territory. However, the author thinks that Macklin and her department...
- Measuring Poverty and Cutting the Federal Budget. Danziger, Sheldon // Social Work;Jul82, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p369
The article comments on poverty and federal budget in the U.S. The U.S. Bureau of the Census recently released a report showing that: if in-kind income from government programs, food stamps, subsidized school lunches, public housing, Medicare, and Medicaid, are valued and added to recipients'...
- DOES THE CAP FIT? Wood, Claudia // Public Finance;Jun2012, Issue 6, p28
The article reports on the problem regarding the lack of affordable housing in England and the government's cap on housing benefits where 80% of people are affected by the housing caps. It says that the housing caps will lead to those who have been living in their homes for many years, close to...
- Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Public Housing Mortgage Program and Section 30. Nichols-Dixon, Merrie // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;9/14/2012, Vol. 77 Issue 179, p56857
The article reports that the U.S. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing will submit the revised information collection requirement related to Public Housing Mortgage Program to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction...
- The Russian Public's Ability and Willingness to Pay for Housing and Communal Services. Bashmakov, I. // Problems of Economic Transition;Nov2005, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p40
The article focuses on the demand for housing and communal services in Russia. The demand determines the collectibility of payments. Changes in payment compliance following increases in the tariffs charged for housing and communal services is indicative of price elasticity. Payment collection...
- Senate Panel Adds $700M to HUD Budget, But Cuts Voucher Request by 19,000. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;7/25/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31435, p4
Reports the approval of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development budget by the Senate Appropriations Committee. Improvements of housing for low-income family; Value of the housing budget; Consideration of bond financing in housing projects.
- D.C. Mayor Williams Want to Issue Up to $675 Million in Bonds. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;3/30/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31852, p33
Focuses on District of Columbia Mayor Anthony Williams' proposal to include in the fiscal 2005 budget, the authority to issue a certain amount of general obligation bonds and debt for affordable housing projects. Total amount of the proposed fiscal budget; Desire of imposing tax in part to help...