Gov't Affairs, Govt - Nation

Nation: President Trump Releases Budget

On Thursday, March 16th, President Trump released the "America First - A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again.” The budget does not include many details, but is more an outline of President Trump’s spending proposals. House and Senate appropriations committees will review the budget proposals and will develop the final budget documents for the… Continue reading Nation: President Trump Releases Budget

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Nation

NAR Wants More Affordable Housing Funding

NAR joined more than 1,500 national, state and local organizations and municipalities in a letter to Congressional leaders urging increased funding for the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) program.  Using a formula, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) distributes HOME grants to states and local communities for affordable housing activities. The grants are… Continue reading NAR Wants More Affordable Housing Funding

Gov't Affairs, Govt - National Assoc. of Realtors® (NAR)

NAR Supports Employee Housing Bill

Representative Nydia Velazquez (New York City) has introduced H.R. 480, “Housing America’s Workforce Act”. This bill creates a tax incentive for businesses to encourage more employers to offer employee assisted housing benefits to their employees. Employer Assisted Housing programs have been shown to be a successful private sector tool to helping lower- and middle-income families… Continue reading NAR Supports Employee Housing Bill