Senate Appropriations Committee housing bill saves doomed affordable housing programs

The Senate Committee on Appropriations unanimously approved the fiscal year 2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. This new bill, passed by the committee, shifts away from Trump’s budget proposal and includes additional resources to prevent and end homelessness among veterans and youth, as well as to maintain existing rental housing assistance for nearly 5 million households nationwide.

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