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By the Housing Group at Ballard Spahr

Tag Archives: Appropriations

Administration’s OMB budget blueprint proposes 13% cut and elimination of many HUD programs

Posted in Community Development, Government-Assisted Housing, Legislative Initiatives, Policy, Public Housing
  The Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) released the Trump administration’s budget blueprint today, providing a general overview of the budget request it intends to present to Congress later this Spring.  As outlined, the blueprint calls for a 13.2% reduction through cutting over $6 billion in funding to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development… Continue Reading

5 things to know about RAD

Posted in Government-Assisted Housing, Policy, Public Housing, RAD, Section 8
With HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration program in full swing and transactions moving through the RAD pipeline, it may be helpful to step back now and again to consider some points about RAD.  Here are a few that have presented themselves over the last several months: Don’t believe everything you read in the news. A RAD… Continue Reading