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Welcome to the new Housing Matters 2 NC Podcast with the latest news and information for the housing movement in North Carolina. With changes that impact your work happening daily, we're here to make sure that you stay up to date on the news no matter where you are. The podcast will include the audio from each week’s Housing Call that we host every Tuesday at 9:30 AM, so if you are unable to make the call, you will have another chance to listen in.

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Published on: Tuesday November 30, 2021

Federal updates The House of Representatives voted to advance the Build Back Better Act, including more than $150 billion in investments for affordable housing and provisions for the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and Neighborhood Homes.The House vote had been delayed by moderate Democrats who wanted to see the bill’s Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score. The … Continued

Published on: Tuesday November 16, 2021

Federal updates Advocates are watching to see if the House holds a vote on the Build Back Better Act this week as planned. There is some uncertainty about the Build Back Better legislation moving forward without the leverage of the infrastructure package, which was passed by the House on Nov. 5. A specific vote date … Continued

Published on: Tuesday November 9, 2021

Federal updates In Congress, the House passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on Friday, including historic investments in highway programs, bridge replacement, public transportation, electric vehicles and broadband internet. Up to this point, the infrastructure package had been held up in the House as Democrats worked to pass it in conjunction with Build Back … Continued

Published on: Wednesday November 3, 2021

  Federal updates ● President Biden announced a final framework for the Build Back Better economic recovery package. The total amount has been negotiated down to $1.75 trillion from $3.5 trillion originally. The framework includes $150 billion for affordable housing, which is significantly less than the $327 billion that was initially proposed. However, it’s still … Continued

Published on: Tuesday October 19, 2021

Federal updates S. Representative David Price will not run for re-election after his current term expires at the end of 2022: Democrat David Price will retire after more than 30 years representing NC in Congress | Raleigh N&O. Democrats in Congress are still negotiating ways to pare back the Build Back Better Act. In an … Continued

Published on: Tuesday October 12, 2021

Federal updates Congressional Democrats are still negotiating over cuts to the Build Back Better plan that will drastically reduce the topline number. Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee sent a letter calling on President Biden and congressional leaders to ensure housing provisions remain intact. The letter was signed by every Democratic … Continued

Published on: Tuesday October 5, 2021

Federal updates President Biden and congressional leaders are currently crafting an agreement with moderate Democrats to drastically cut the “Build Back Better Act” economic recovery package. The Washington Post reported Saturday that “the administration’s housing proposal, which called for more than $300 billion to build or retrofit over three million housing units, may prove among … Continued

Published on: Wednesday September 29, 2021

Published on: Wednesday September 22, 2021

Around the State Why doesn’t North Carolina have a state budget, raises yet? | Raleigh News & Observer NCHFA – 2022 Draft QAP Released: Submit comments by Oct 15: Public hearing TBD National  “Build Back Better Act” –  $3.5 trillion comprehensive infrastructure and economic recovery  NLIHC Analysis of House Financial Services Infrastructure/Economic Recovery … Continued

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