House Panel Reaches New Bipartisan Agreement on HUD Section 8 Reform

Sanchez, Humberto
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/24/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32389, p5
Trade Publication
This article reports that leaders of U.S. House panel have put off consideration of a bill that would revamp the Section 8 of the rental housing voucher program. They announced that they had reached a new bipartisan compromise designed to make administration of the program more efficient. The compromise was introduced as legislation by Representative Robert Ney, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee's housing subcommittee, which will likely consider the compromise measure. The compromise bill was co-sponsored by Maxine Waters, who is the ranking Democrat on the subcommittee and Barney Frank, the ranking Democrat on the full committee.


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