Entries by Christina Davila

HAC News: July 21, 2022

TOP STORIES House approves FY23 funding for USDA, HUD, others. On July 20 the House passed a minibus appropriations bill, approving funding levels for several federal agencies including USDA and […]

HAC News: July 7, 2022

TOP STORIES USDA requests temporary waiver for “Buy America,” HUD extends comment deadline. USDA RD, HUD, and other federal agencies are subject to a “Build America, Buy America” requirement in […]

HAC News: June 23, 2022

TOP STORIES House proposes increasing some rural housing funding. On June 23, the House Appropriations Committee approved a bill to fund USDA for fiscal year 2023, which begins on October […]

HAC News: June 9, 2022

TOP STORIES House committee to begin FY23 funding process. The House Appropriations Committee has announced its schedule for considering funding bills covering the fiscal year that begins October 1. USDA […]

HAC News: May 26, 2022

TOP STORIES White House releases housing supply plan. Citing burdensome housing costs and a shortfall of available units, on May 16 the Biden-Harris Administration released a Housing Supply Action Plan […]

HAC News: May 12, 2022

TOP STORIES Community Reinvestment Act proposal released. Comments are due August 5 on a proposed new CRA rule issued jointly by the three federal agencies that regulate banks and other […]

HAC News: April 28, 2022

Vol. 51, No. 9 TOP STORIES Rural Partners Network launched. A new “whole-of-government” effort led by USDA, the Rural Partners Network is intended to help rural communities access government resources […]

HAC News: April 14, 2022

Vol. 51, No. 8 TOP STORIES Nominations open for Rural Community Economic Development Subcommittee, other advisory bodies. USDA Equity Commission: The commission requests nominations by May 6 for its new […]

HAC News: March 31, 2022

Vol. 51, No. 7 TOP STORIES Budget proposes to increase nationwide housing production and rural rental preservation. The Biden Administration’s budget for fiscal year 2023 proposes to boost housing production […]

HAC News: March 17, 2022

Vol. 51, No. 6 TOP STORIES Final appropriations set for FY22. An omnibus appropriations act establishes federal funding levels for fiscal year 2022, which ends on September 30, 2022. Several […]