House Committee Hearings Examine Voucher Reform and Funding

On April 17, two House Subcommittees held hearings focused on HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher program. The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (THUD) followed up on its earlier FY 2019 Budget hearing to dive deeper into the Administration’s proposals for vouchers and other programs under HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) purview. The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance held a hearing to examine draft legislative proposals seeking to improve voucher mobility, prioritize vouchers for youth aging out of foster care, and set aside vouchers for individuals facing opioid addiction.

More information is available in this NCSHA blog post.

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