Rural Housing RD Funding: Action Needed

The Administration has been increasing its efforts to pull FY 12 budget proposals into the FY 11 CR. The Senate Democrats are almost certain to look for additional saving to get close to the House number of $60 billion in cuts. NRHC is urging rural housing advocates to contact their Senators to urge opposition to the 80% reduction in section 502 and elimination of self help housing.  Congress should not approve these reductions in either the FY 11 Continuing Resolution or the FY 12 Agriculture Appropriations Bill.

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