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HUD Program Funding Levels: The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development. Along with Related Agencies last night passed its fiscal year 2022 appropriations bill. This would provide substantial increases for regular annual appropriations for HUD programs in FY 2022. Key program funding levels are listed below.

The House Appropriations Committee is scheduled to consider the subcommittee passed bill on Friday. House leaders have said they hope to complete House floor action on the HUD bill. Many other FY 2022 appropriations bills as possible before Congress’ August recess.

The bill would provide $56.5 billion for HUD programs and activities. In addition, $6.8 billion more the FY 2021 enacted level. $314 million below President Biden’s FY 2022 budget request. Of the $56.5 billion, in addition the bill includes:

  • $1.85 billion for the HOME Investment Partnerships program. Resulting in an increase of $500 million above the FY 2021 enacted level and level with the president’s budget request. The funding includes $50 million set aside for a new down payment assistance program. For instance, to help first-time and first-generation home buyers.
  • $29.2 billion for Tenant-Based Rental Assistance. Resulting in an increase from $25.8 billion in FY 2021. In addition $1.2 billion below the president’s budget request. The funding includes $1 billion to expand housing assistance to nearly 125,000 low-income households.
  • $14 billion for Project-Based Rental Assistance. Resulting in an increase of $535 million above the FY 2021 enacted level and level with the president’s budget request.
  • $3.7 billion for Community Development Block Grants. Resulting in an increase of $225 million above the FY 2021 enacted level. In addition, $100 million below the president’s budget request.
  • $3.4 billion for Homeless Assistance Grants. Resulting in an increase of $400 million above the FY 2021 enacted level. In addition $100 million below the president’s budget request.
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  • $1 billion for Housing for the Elderly. Resulting in an increase of $145 million above the FY 2021 enacted level. In addition $72 million above the president’s budget request.
  • $600 million for Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS. Which is an increase of $170 million above the FY 2021 enacted level and $150 million above the president’s budget request.
  • $400 million for the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative. Double the FY 2021 enacted level and $215 million above the president’s budget request.
  • $332 million for Housing for Persons with Disabilities. Resulting in an increase of $105 million above the FY 2021 enacted level and $60 million above the president’s budget request.
  • $100 million for Housing Counseling. An increase of $42.5 million above the FY 2021 level and $44.1 million above the president’s budget request.
  • $20 million for eviction prevention services. Level with the FY 2021 enacted level and the president’s budget request.
  • $460 million for the Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes. An increase of $100 million above the FY 2021 enacted level. In addition to $60 million above the president’s budget request.
  • $4 million for the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness.

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