House Committee Approves FY 2017 HUD Funding Bill, Senate Passes Its Version

The House Appropriations Committee recently approved its Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) funding bill by voice vote. The bill would fully fund project-based rental assistance contracts and funds the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) at its FY 2016 level of $950 million. Overall, the bill provides $58.19 billion in new spending on THUD programs, $889 million above FY 2016 and slightly higher than the Senate-passed THUD bill, which provides total funding of $57.7 billion. Highlights from the bill include:

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