Washington Post news story on state of Senate debate on housing bill is HERE.
Congressional Budget Office $21 Billion cost estimate summary table is HERE. It shows most $$ going to home builders and business and not to individuals. (News story says that House plans to change that mix).
Senator Dodd's original housing substitute amendment is difficult to find. It's number 4387 and I have created a PDF file of his amendment HERE. Many other subsequent amendments have already been offered, and voted on, in the Senate. Those floor amendments to the Dodd amendment, and their status, can be found HERE.