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White House Announces Framework for Spending Bill

October 28th, 2021
“Compromise is not a dirty word.” That was the refrain from President Joe Biden and his administration as Democrats sought a deal on a massive spending package meant to address everything from the oppressive burden of child care to crumbling...

Infrastructure Bill Passes, Moving Democratic Agenda Forward

November 8th, 2021
The winding, unpredictable process of the two large spending bills Democrats have made their priority in Washington made enormous progress last Friday night as the House passed the narrower $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, potentially bringing closer a final resolution...

2021: The Legislative Year in Review

December 1st, 2021
After throwing out the legislative playbook just weeks into 2020 due to the pandemic, it was back to full steam ahead for our advocacy goals this year. And 2021 was not for the weary in Washington. The year began with...

Key Tax Proposal Affecting Real Estate May Be Off the Table

January 27th, 2022
As stalled negotiations over the sweeping federal Build Back Better bill appear to be regaining some momentum, one change championed by the real estate industry might be off the table this time around as Democrats navigate a narrow path to...

Proposed $1.5T Government Spending Bill a Possible Boon for Affordable Housing

March 9th, 2022
It may not be the Build Back Better Bill, but the housing market could be in for some legislative assistance thanks to a recent deal hashed out by top lawmakers. Congressional leaders unveiled a $1.5 trillion omnibus spending package on...

Biden Revives Housing Priorities in New Roadmap

May 16th, 2022
The Biden administration announced this morning a sprawling package of housing related initiatives, largely pulled from the failed “Build Back Better” bill that fizzled in Congress last winter, promising to boost supply, preserve existing affordable housing and re-write regulations and...

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