House Committee Advances Housing Spending Bill
The House Appropriations Committee recently advanced a $137.1 billion spending bill covering transportation and housing, about $6 billion above current levels and $17.3 billion more than President Trump’s request. The measure was approved in a 29-21 vote, divided mostly along party lines. The Trump administration had requested an $11 billion reduction in spending.
The HUD spending bill provides a total of $50.1 billion for HUD—$5.9 billion above the 2019 enacted level and $13.4 billion above the President’s budget request. Of the $50.1 billion, the bill includes: