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CAPITOL WATCH: THE PMIB & STATE BUDGET CRISIS (All Updates)




PMIB & STATE BUDGET UPDATES (please recheck this blog as we update frequently)

UPDATED: June 11, 2009
Answers from June 8, 2009, meeting with Lynn Jacobs and Chris Westlake

CAPITOL WATCH: Senator Steinberg Affirms Commitment to Permanent Source Funding

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Updated May 12, 2009 - Senator Steinberg Affirms Commitment to Permanent Source at Housing CA's 30th Anniversary Gala

(from Housing CA.) Proclaiming that "Homelessness does not have to be hopelessness," Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) accepted Housing CA's "Public Service and Leadership" award on April 27, 2009, at the organization's 30th Anniversary Gala.

CAPITOL WATCH: HCD Funding Uncertain



UPDATED: May 8, 2009
HCD Funding Uncertain

(from Housing CA.) PMIB UPDATE: HCD FUNDED THROUGH JUNE OR NOVEMBER (MAYBE)

On April 30, 2009, the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) issued a memo outlining how it will spend approximately $539.5 million allocated to the department by the California Department of Finance out of the April bond sales.

CAPITOL WATCH: HCD memo released on April 30, 2009 regarding funds received from state bond sales

 


UPDATED: May 1, 2009
HCD memo released on April 30, 2009 regarding funds received from state bond sales

HDC released a memorandum on receiving funds from the state's most recent sale of bonds. To download, please visit http://www.scanph.org/files/PMIBUpdate4.30.09.pdf

CAPITOL WATCH: California Department of Finance releases list of projects that will restart funding

 

UPDATED: April 23, 2009
California Department of Finance releases list of projects that will restart funding

The following projects were affected by the December 2008 funding freeze. With the April 22, 2009 GO bond sale, resources are being provided to restart the projects and funding will be provided consistent with either project contracts or grant criteria.

SCANPH FORUM: STATE FINANCING OF AFFORDABLE HOMES

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SCANPH Forum on State Financing
Friday, May 15, 2009
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SEIU Local 721 Auditorium
500 S. Virgil Street, Los Angeles, CA. (Google map)

Housing CA. Takes Positions On Key Legislation

(as reported by Housing CA.) Housing CA's Board of Directors took positions on 10 housing- and homelessness-related bills:

AB 338 (Ma) Financing transit villages (Support)
AB 1065 (Gilmore) Farmworker housing tax credits (Support)

Congress Adopts Budget Resolutions Including National Housing Trust Fund

President Obama

(as reported in Memo to Members by the National Low Income Housing Coaltion) Both the House and Senate have now adopted the FY10 budget resolutions each of which provides for funding for the National Housing Trust Fund as requested by President Obama.

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