"We've effectively had a national housing policy only about home ownership, with not even a focus or discussion in Washington about the importance of rental properties," Donovan said.
He said there would be a "recommitment" at HUD to provide rental housing for lower-income families.
In Obama's recent budget proposal, HUD would increase spending for rental vouchers by $1.8 billion - enough to house 225,000 additional individuals and families, Donovan said."
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
HUD Secretary Says Renters Important, That's Why 225,000 Additional Vouchers in Budget.
THIS Philadelphia Inquirer story shouldn't be a story, but focus of last Administration solely on home ownership makes it one. From story: