HUD Budget Cuts Would Limit Senior Housing

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Andrew Cuomo today urged Congressnot to cut the proposed HUD budget because it would limit the number of new units of housing andsupportive services available for the elderly.

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August 2, 2000, 10:30 AM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


Housing and Urban Development Secretary Andrew Cuomo today urged Congressnot to cut the proposed HUD budget because it would limit the number of new units of housing andsupportive services available for the elderly. Cuomo was joined in making the announcement by Cong.Ed Towns as both men toured a HUD-funded senior citizen facility in Brooklyn. President Clinton proposed a fiscal year 2001 HUD budget that would increase elderly housingprograms by $69 million to $779 million. The House has voted to freeze funding for elderly programs at$710 million, the funding for the current fiscal year. The Senate has yet to act on HUD's budget fornext year.

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Tuesday, August 1, 2000 in HUD News

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