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Citizens' Housing and Planning Association: News

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HUD Releases FY2011 Income Limits - June 1, 2011

Please click here to view FY2011 Income Limits.

New England Housing Network’s 2011 Federal Priorities - May 25, 2011

Click here for the New England Housing Network's Federal Budget and Legislative Priorities

Please click here for the New England Housing Network's paper on Affordable Housing in Rural New England: HUD Programs and the FY12 Budget

Click here for the Network's paper on Affordable Housing in Rural New England: Rural Development Programs and the FY12 Budget

Housing Briefs - May 19, 2011

State Updates

Senate Committee on Ways and Means Releases FY’12 Budget Proposal

On Wednesday, May 18th, the Senate Committee on Ways and Means released its FY 2012 Budget Proposal. Like the Governor’s budget and the House budget, the Senate Ways and Means budget closes a gap of over $1.8 billion created by a revenue shortfall from the slow economy, the repeal of the sales tax on alcohol, and the loss of ARRA stimulus funds.

HUD Response to Washington Post Article on the HOME Program - May 19, 2011

On May 15th, 2011, The Washington Post published an article outlining perceived shortcomings of HUD's HOME program.

Please click here to read HUD's response to this article.

May 17 Homeownership Conference Materials - May 16, 2011

Please click here to access materials for the May 17th Homeownership Conference at Holy Cross.

National Low Income Housing Coalition Releases Annual Out of Reach Report - May 2, 2011

Media Contact: Amy Clark, National Low Income Housing Coalition, 202-662-1530 x227, amy@nlihc.org.

House Completes Action on State FY2012 Budget - May 2, 2011

Last week, the Massachusetts House of Representatives completed debate on its version of the FY’12 budget. The House did not add any funding to affordable housing programs through the amendment process choosing to level-fund housing programs at FY’11 levels.

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