Texas House Speaker Bonnen will not seek reelection

Texas House Speaker Bonnen will not seek reelection

Entering the race for Texas House Speaker with a solid vote commitment from 109 House representatives, which included 28 Democrats, Rep. Dennis Bonnen (R-Angleton) easily won the state speaker’s race last January replacing retiring five-term House Speaker Joe Straus....
Federal Housing Legislation of 2019 Status Update

Federal Housing Legislation of 2019 Status Update

The 116th U.S. Congress has filed several housing related bills during the first quarter of the congressional session. The need for affordable housing has become a top item for the Trump administration and a high priority for many legislators nationwide. Below is a...
Senate Committees Approve FY2020 Appropriations for Housing

Senate Committees Approve FY2020 Appropriations for Housing

The Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) Committee approved the FY2020 appropriations bill for transportation infrastructure development, housing assistance, and community development. For HUD, this bill provides $56B, an...
Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA): GSE Reform

Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA): GSE Reform

Early September, the U.S. Treasury Department released the Housing Reform Plan, a 53-page proposal to end the federal conservatorship of government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs). This proposal is in response to President Trump’s presidential memorandum signed in late...
Natural Disasters Contributing to Affordable Housing Crisis

Natural Disasters Contributing to Affordable Housing Crisis

Tropical Storm Imelda Tropical Storm Imelda made landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast on Wednesday, September 18 and made its way north with winds at 40 mph. Over the course of three days, Imelda dumped as much as 43 inches of rain in parts of Southeast Texas, becoming...

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