Your Afternoon Update

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee is set to mark up the FY 2012 Transportation-HUD Appropriations bill tomorrow, Tuesday, September 20. The House Appropriations Subcommittee marked up its version of the FY 2012 THUD bill earlier this month making significant cuts to several key housing programs that greatly affect NAHRO members.

NAHRO recently released a Direct News update on the House Appropriations marked up version of FY 2012 THUD bill. To learn more about the implications of this bill, click here

In other news, the latest edition of the NAHRO Monitor is now available online. Be sure to read NAHRO Creates Voucher Program Resource Page to Assist PHAs to learn how NAHRO can be a valuable resource to your housing authority in estimating you 2011 HCV funding and navigating through the latest developments in the HCV program.

On Friday, September 16, HUD awarded 5 public housing authorities—Northwest Georgia Housing Authority, Brewer Housing Authority, New Jersey Newark Housing Authority, New York White Plains Housing Authority and Washington City of Tacoma Housing Authority—Capital Fund Education and Training Community Facilities Program grants with the purpose of funding construction or rehabilitation projects of facilities housing early education, adult education or job training programs.