Government Shutdown Complicates Key Housing Programs

On the day after the New Year holiday, the halls of HUD headquarters in Washington, DC continue to remain largely silent. As of Friday, Jan. 4, the operational shutdown, prompted by a lack of FY 2019 spending authorization or stopgap spending approval, was entering its 14th day. HUD officials helping make up the skeleton staff of “essential” employees -- 350 according to the HUD count -- say that 7,150 HUD workers are “nonessential” and will sit out the balance of the shutdown which began Dec. 22. As of our latest publication deadline, there was no re [...]

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