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Housing and Community Development

All Americans should have access to a safe, affordable place to call home, but too many families in North Carolina and around the country are denied this basic necessity. Greedy, irresponsible behavior in the subprime mortgage market, abetted by lax or nonexistent regulation has made matters much worse and contributed to the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, leaving far too many families in desperate situations.

As the senior Democratic Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee for Transportation and Housing and Urban Development, I strongly support adequate funding for a broad range of programs designed to promote affordable housing, homeownership, and community development. We have a responsibility to work together to bring the American dream within reach for as many as possible. I believe President Obama shares this vision, and I look forward to working with him on this critical issue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More on Housing and Community Development

December 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (December 5, 2019) – Today, Members spoke out at a press conference to mark 90 days since the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) broke the law.  The Department ignored a statutory deadline to issue a Federal Register notice detailing how Puerto Rico can use $8.2 billion in disaster relief aid appropriated by Congress through the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program and continues to withhold $1.9 billion for electric grid upgrades.

November 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (November 18, 2019) – On Monday, November 18, 2019, Congressman David Price (D-NC), Chairman of the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, released a statement on House passage of H.R. 3702, the Reforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019. 

May 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 14, 2019) – On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, Congressman David Price (D-NC) released a statement on the news that North Carolina will receive $336.5 million in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds, which can be used for economic revitalization, housing repairs, restoration of infrastructure, and other purposes.

January 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Wednesday, January 16, 2019, Congressman David Price (D-NC), Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement regarding House passage of a disaster relief bill that will provide $12 billion for communities struggling to rebuild from recent natural disasters. Rep.

January 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Thursday, January 10, 2019, Congressman David Price (D-NC), Chair-designate for the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, brought to the floor an appropriations bill to responsibly fund the Department of Transportation and Department of Housing and Urban Development.

May 24, 2018 Speeches

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (May 23, 2018) – Today, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, Congressman David Price (D-NC), Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, delivered the following opening remarks at the full committee markup of the FY2019 Appropriations Bill.

Remarks as prepared