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Housing groups, HUD score funding victory
Housing advocates and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) scored a victory in the annual budget fight this year, as Congress approved
Many tax-credit units to get additional subsidy
The U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) has found that many occupants of low-income housing tax-credit units receive some type of rental subsidy in addition
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac guidelines change
HUD plans to raise housing goals for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Secretary Andrew Cuomo has announced
To be or not to be? Or rather, how much?
The big tax bill pushed through Congress by the Republicans contains some provisions favored by housing and real estate groups, but they may not be able
HUD's attention shifts, RHS revises loan values
In recent years, concerns about the future of the Section 8 rent subsidy program have focused on the problem of high costs, particularly the costs of
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The House of Representatives has approved a major bankruptcy reform bill (H.R. 833) that includes a number of provisions affecting real estate.Perhaps
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HUD issues final regulations on 55-and-over housing HUD has issued final regulations on the revised exemption for elderly housing from the Fair Housing
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GOP offers bill to protect elderly, disabled tenants With contracts beginning to expire on thousands of Section 8 rent subsidy projects, there is mounting
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HUD seeks increase in funding for fiscal 2000 The Clinton Administration has submitted a fiscal 2000 budget to Congress that calls for a $2.5 billion
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DRIVE TO RAISE TAX CREDIT CAP WILL BE RENEWED Advocates of the low-income housing tax credit will renew their drive to expand the program this year, and
106th Congress will have new look when it convenes When the 106th Congress convenes in January, some familiar faces will be missing, and others will be
Congress provides fiscal 1999 funding for housing programs Before closing the books on the 105th Congress, the House and Senate passed bills providing
HUD issues rules for Section 8 restructuring The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has taken a major step to reduce costs in the
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House passes bill affecting single-asset bankruptcies The House has passed a bankruptcy reform bill (H.R. 3150) that would eliminate the debt limit on
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Congress cuts funds from Section 8 program Congress rescinded $2.3 billion from the Section 8 rent subsidy program to offset spending in a fiscal 1998
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