Tuesday, February 20, 2007
Stop the federal dismantling of critical homeless housing programs
President Bush’s 2008 Budget Request would slash up to 185,000 affordable housing units over the next 10 years. While the president and his cronies at Housing and Urban Development continue to tour the country applauding local efforts to end homelessness in 10 years, the reality continues to spill over in the form of more and more housing units being lost. Earlier this month, the president’s proposed HUD budget was $35.2 billion, 8 percent below last year’s budget. Finish reading and Act Now!