Bush to Propose Overhaul of HUD's Section 8 Program

Vadum, Matthew
January 2006
Bond Buyer;1/27/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32307, p35
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The article reports on the proposal of the Bush administration to reform the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) mammoth Section 8 housing voucher program in its upcoming fiscal 2007 budget plan. The announcement was made by Steven B. Nesmith, HUD's assistant secretary for congressional and intergovernmental relations, during a panel discussion at the United States Conference of Mayors' winter policy meeting in Washington.


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