Preliminary Analysis of the HUD Provisions of the Omnibus Appropriations Bill for FY 2008

Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Douglas Rice; Barbara Sard

Research Area: Banking and finance; Social conditions

Keywords: Economic projections; Federal budget; Housing assistance; Community development

Type: Report


Here is a preliminary assessment of the HUD provisions of H.R. 2764, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2008 (or “omnibus”), which includes funding for programs administered by HUD and every other federal agency outside of Defense.  The bill was approved by Congress on December 19 and signed into law by the President on December 26.