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Governor’s Task Force on Housing Holds Regional Forums

On March 20, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

Senior housing providers have the opportunity to share how housing options for seniors can be improved and advanced in Minnesota with the Governor's Task Force on Housing. 

Affordable Housing Priorities: Oppose Rent Increases, Support Service-Enriched Senior Housing

On March 20, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

The number of cost-burdened senior households is rapidly rising, often forcing seniors with low incomes to choose between housing costs, health care and food. In fact, people age 65 and older are the fastest growing homeless population in Minnesota. 

Save Affordable Housing: Tell Congress to Reject Proposed Cuts

On March 13, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

The proposed 14 percent cut to HUD programs will have a devastating impact on voucher and public housing programs that serve more than 750,000 senior households. Act Now! Tell Congress: More HUD Funding, Not Less. 

Now Available: Capital Needs Assessment e-Tool Training for PRAC Providers

On February 27, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

A new webinar from the U.S. Housing & Urban Development Department (HUD) will help Project Rental Assistant Contract (PRAC) properties successfully complete the new, mandatory electronic format and online submission for the Comprehensive Needs Assessment.  

Prioritizing Affordable Housing as Congress Works to Complete HUD Funding by March 23

On February 27, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

Congress has until March 23 to finalize the FY18 appropriations bill that includes funding for U.S. Housing & Urban Development (HUD) programs. LeadingAge has been very active on Capitol Hill advocating for our affordable housing priorities, which include: 

Take Action: Tell Congress More HUD Funding, Not Less

On February 27, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

President Donald Trump has proposed a 14 percent cut to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for fiscal year 2019. We need your help! Tell Congress to invest more in affordable housing for seniors and reject these proposed cuts. 

President Trump Proposed Budget Includes Deep Cuts to HUD

On February 14, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

The initial budget request released by President Donald Trump this week includes deep cuts to affordable housing programs. The budget proposal cuts funding to the U.S. Housing & Urban Development Department by 18 percent, which would: 

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