The Indiana Association for Community Economic Development is proud to serve as the Indiana state partner for the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC). On April 10, 2013 the Coalition [...]
Action Alert: Ask Your Member of Congress to Sign On and Support Funding for the HOME Investments Partnership Program (HOME)
Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH) is circulating the “Dear Colleague” letter below among her colleagues in the House of Representatives. Representative Fudge’s letter asks members of the House Appropriations Committee to provide at least $1.6 billion of funding for the HOME Program in FY 2014. Please urge your Member of Congress in the House of Representatives to sign onto this letter. The deadline for House Members to sign the letter is close of business Tuesday, April 9.
Sequestration, automatic across-the-board cuts to defense and non-defense discretionary spending that started on March 1, was required by the Budget Control Act (BCA) of 2011. In this February 28, 2013 [...]
Today, Congress failed to reach a last minute deal toprevent $85.3 billion in across-the-board federal discretionary spending cuts from going into effect Friday. While Republican and Democratic lawmakers alike have [...]
On January 22, the Department of Housing and Urban Development issued temporary provisions that can be found here, to ease some administrative requirements for public housing agencies (PHAs) that administer [...]
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) today released a report on the implementation of changes to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program under the Housing and Economic Recovery Act (HERA). [...]
The US Senate Finance Committee approved a package of tax cut extensions. Provisions include freezing the value of the 9 percent low income housing tax credit, excluding income from tax credits for struggling families, and ensuring families facing foreclosure have all available options.
On April 26, the Senate passed a five-year reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The law, originally passed in 1994, authorized federal prosecution of interstate domestic violence, [...]
On February 13, 2012, the Obama Administration unveiled its FY 2013 Budget Request. While IACED supports many of the President’s funding requests for programs within the Department of Housing [...]