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Action Alert: Urge Your Members of Congress to Fully Fund Housing Programs - December 13, 2013

The passage of a budget spending cap for FY2014 by the House, and expected passage next week by the Senate, Congress will quickly turn to finalizing appropriations for FY2014.   Supporters of housing programs are urged to contact their Representatives and Senators to ask them to restore funding to key programs that were deeply cut under sequestration, as detailed in the below Action Alert from the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC).

Housing Briefs - December 12, 2013

STATE UPDATES

Upcoming Hearings

There are three budget and housing hearings coming up this week and next:

MassDevelopment Bonds Help Preserve Affordable Housing Units in Boston and Cambridge - December 10, 2013

MassDevelopment Bonds Help Preserve Affordable Housing Units in Boston and Cambridge - December 10, 2013 

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ): DHCD Looking for Service Providers in the areas of employment/career development, post-secondary ed, and financial literacy/asset development - December 4, 2013

NOTICE OF ISSUANCE ON COMM-PASS

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)

FOR SERVICES RELATED TO EMPLOYMENT AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT, FINANCIAL LITERACY AND ASSET DEVELOPMENT, AND POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION

Document Number: DHCD2014-04S

CHAPA has a new Public Housing Reform page on our website, visit it today to learn more! - December 3, 2013

Please visit our new Public Housing Reform  page as a resource for those interested in the question of how to preserve and improve the State-aided public housing system. Topics covered are an introduction to the issue, background on the current system, system challenges and current legislative proposals and position papers on the subject. To learn more visit the new page here!

EOHED Announces Budget Hearing Dates - November 22, 2013

The Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED) will hold public hearings on the FY2015 budget in December in Fitchburg and Boston:

Date: Thursday, December 5th, Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Fitchburg State University, Tower Room 314, Hammond Building, 160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, MA 01420

Date: Thursday, December 19th, Time: 10:00 am -12 pm
Location: State House, Room 437, Boston, MA

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