Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) released the committee’s nine remaining Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) appropriations bills, which include proposed FY22 spending bills for HUD and Treasury. The FY22 THUD spending bill would authorize $65.4 billion for HUD, an increase of $5.7 billion above the FY21 enacted level.
|FY21 Enacted||FY22 President Budget Request||FY22 House||FY 2022 Senate|
|Tenant Based Rental Assistance||25,777||30,422||29,215||27,719|
|Public Housing Capital Fund||2,942||3,500||3,718||3,794|
|Public Housing Operating Fund||4,864||4,887||4,922||5,044|
|Choice Neighborhoods Initiative||200||185||400||200|
|Hsg. Opp. for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)||430||450||600||450|
|Community Development Fund (CDBG)||3,475||3,770||4,688||4,190|
|HOME Investment Partnerships||1,350||1,850||1,850||1,450|
|Rental Assistance Demonstration||0||100||0||0|
|Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)||13,465||14,060||14,010||13,970|
|Hsg. for the Elderly (202)||855||928||1,033||956|
|Hsg. For Persons w/Disabilities (811)||227||272||352||227|
The FY22 THUD spending bill also includes the Reforming Disaster Recovery Act (S.2471), legislation designed to accelerate assistance to disaster impacted communities by permanently authorizing the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program and making improvements to the program’s operations. Separately, the FY22 Financial Services and General Government spending bill includes $360 million for the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institution Fund, an increase of $90 million over FY21.
In August, the committee advanced the FY22 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies spending bill, which includes $92 million for USDA’s Section 515 Rural Rental Housing Loans program and $45 million for USDA Section 542 Rural Housing Vouchers.
FY 2022 started on Oct. 1, 2021. The government is currently funding FY 2022 appropriations via a continuing resolution, which is set to expire on December 3. The debt limit is also set to expire on the same day.