Appropriations Analysis

This page summarizes our past coverage and analysis of the appropriations process.
[Brackets] and emphasized text indicate set-asides/sub-accounts.

Discretionary Programs ($ Millions) FY 2016 Enacted FY 2017 Enacted FY 2018 Proposed FY 2018 NAHRO FY 2018 House FY 2018 Senate
Public Housing Operating Fund $4,500 $4,400 $3,900 $5,074 $4,400 $4,500
Public Housing Capital Fund $1,900 $1,942 $628 $5,000 $1,850 $1,945
Competitive Lead-Based Paint Grants -- [$25] -- -- -- --
Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency [$35] [$35] -- $35 [$35] [$25]
Emergency Capital Needs [$22] [$21.5] [$20] $21.5 [$20] [$21.5]
Jobs Plus Pilot [$15] [$15] [$10] $15 [$15] [$15]
PH Financial and Physical Assessment Activities [$3] [$10] [$8.3] $10 [$8.3] [$8.3]
Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) -- -- -- -- -- $4
Choice Neighborhoods Initiative $125 $138 -- $200 $20 $50
Tenant-Based Rental Assistance $19,629 $20,292 $19,318 -- $20,487 $21,365
Section 8 Housing Assistance Payment Renewals [$17,681] [$18,355] [$17,584] $19,840 [$18,710] [$19,370]
Ongoing Administrative Fees [$1,640] [$1,640] [$1,540] $2,369 [$1,540] [$1,715]
Special and Ongoing Administrative Fees [$10] [$10] [$10] $20 [$10] [$10]
Tenant Protection Vouchers [$130] [$110] [$60] Fully Fund [$60] [$75]
Restoration Vouchers [$60] [$57] -- -- [$7] [$65]
Administrative Fee for Restoration Vouchers -- -- -- -- -- --
Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) $75 $75 $75 $95 $75 $75
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance $10,620 $10,816 $10,751 $11,400 $11,082 $11,507
Community Development Block Grant $3,000 $3,000 -- $3,300 $2,900 $3,000
HOME Investment Partnerships Program $950 $950 -- $1,200 $850 $950
Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS $335 $356 $330 $385 $356 $330
Homeless Assistance Grants $2,250 $2,383 $2,250 $2,600 $2,383 $2,456

Notes:
The "restoration" vouchers category includes all incremental vouchers (HUD-VASH, Family Unification Program, etc.). See full coverage below for additional details.

NAHRO's recommendations are preliminary. Programs with no official recommendation have been marked "TBD" for "to be decided." A lack of a budget recommendation does not mean that NAHRO believes the program should be zeroed out, but rather that a recommendation will be forthcoming.

NAHRO's Coverage of the FY 2018 Appropriations Cycle

Senate Appropriations Approves Transportation, HUD Bill
FY 2018 House Appropriations Bill Update
President Officially Releases FY 18 Budget Proposal, Slashes Housing and CD Spending

FY 2018 Senate Appropriations Bill

FY 2018 Senate Appropriations Bill: Section 8 Programs
FY 2018 Senate Appropriations Bill: Community Development Programs
FY 2018 Senate Appropriations Bill: Public Housing Programs

FY 2018 House Appropriations Bill

FY 2018 House Appropriations Bill: Section 8 Programs
FY 2018 House Appropriations Bill: Community Development Programs
FY 2018 House Appropriations Bill: Public Housing Programs

FY 2018 President's Proposed Budget

FY 2018 President’s Budget Request: Section 8 Programs
FY 2018 President’s Budget Request: Community Development Programs
FY 2018 President’s Budget Request: Public Housing Programs

Discretionary Programs ($ Millions) FY 2015 Enacted FY 2016 Enacted FY 2017 Proposed FY 2017 NAHRO FY 2017 Senate FY 2017 House FY 2017 Enacted
Public Housing Operating Fund $4,440 $4,500 $4,569 $5,464 $4,675 $4,500 $4,400
Public Housing Capital Fund $1,875 $1,900 $1,865 $5,000 $1,925 $1,900 $1,942
Competitive Lead-Based Paint Grants -- -- -- -- -- -- [$25]
Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency [$45] [$35] -- [$35] [$35] [$35] [$35]
Emergency Capital Needs [$23] [$22] [$20] $20 [$21.5] [$20] [$21.5]
Jobs Plus Pilot [$15] [$15] [$35] $15 [$15] [$15] [$15]
ConnectHome Initiative -- -- [$5] -- -- -- --
PH Financial and Physical Assessment Activities [$5] [$3] [$10] $3 [$10] [$10] [$10]
Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) -- -- $50 -- -- -- --
Choice Neighborhoods Initiative $80 $125 $200 $200 $80 $100 $138
Tenant-Based Rental Assistance $19,304 $19,629 $20,854 -- $20,432 $20,189 $20,292
Section 8 Housing Assistance Payment Renewals [$17,486] [$17,681] [$18,447] $18,447 [$18,355] [$18,312] [$18,355]
Ongoing Administrative Fees [$1,520] [$1,640] [$2,067] $2,122 [$1,759] [$1,640] [$1,640]
Special and Ongoing Administrative Fees [$10] [$10] [$10] $20 [$10] [$10] [$10]
Tenant Protection Vouchers [$130] [$130] [$110] Fully Fund [$110] [$110] [$110]
Restoration Vouchers [$75] [$60] [$88] $424 [$57] [$7] [$57]
Administrative Fee for Restoration Vouchers -- -- -- $52 -- -- --
Mobility Demonstration -- -- [$15] $15 $11 -- --
Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) $75 $75 $75 $85 $75 $75 $75
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance $9,730 $10,620 $10,816 $10,839 $10,901 $10,901 $10,816
Community Development Block Grant $3,000 $3,000 $2,800 $3,300 $3,000 $3,060 $3,000
HOME Investment Partnerships Program $900 $950 $950 $1,200 $950 $950 $950
Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS $330 $335 $335 $375 $335 $335 $356
Homeless Assistance Grants $2,135 $2,250 $2,664 $2,664 $2,330 $2,487 $2,383

Notes:
The "restoration" vouchers category includes all incremental vouchers (HUD-VASH, Family Unification Program, etc.). See full coverage below for additional details.

NAHRO's Coverage of the FY 2017 Appropriations Cycle

Congress Approves Final FY 2017 HUD Spending
Senate, House HUD Spending Bills Progress
House Committee, Senate Pass T-HUD Bills
Senate Appropriations Committee Approves T-HUD Spending Bill
Housing Groups Issue Joint Budget Recommendations; Small Housing Agency Reform Bill to Be Introduced in House
FY 2017 Public Housing and Section 8 Program Funding Needs
President Releases Budget Proposal

FY 2017 Omnibus

FY 2017 Omnibus Analysis: Section 8 Programs
FY 2017 Omnibus Analysis: Public Housing
FY 2017 Omnibus Analysis: Community Development Programs

House Appropriations Bill

FY 2017 House Appropriations Bill In-Depth: Section 8 Programs
FY 2017 House Appropriations Bill In-Depth: Public Housing
FY 2017 House Appropriations Bill In-Depth: Community Development Programs

Senate Appropriations Bill

FY 2017 Senate Appropriations Bill In-Depth: Public Housing
FY 2017 Senate Appropriations Bill In-Depth: Section 8 Programs
FY 2017 Senate Appropriations Bill In-Depth: Community Development Programs

FY 2017 President's Proposed Budget

FY 2017 President’s Budget In-Depth: Section 8 Programs
FY 2017 President’s Budget In-Depth: Community Development Programs
FY 2017 Budget Proposal In-Depth: Public Housing