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USDA to Buy $170 Million in Food from Farmers, HOME Funding Expiring

by Timothy Tiernan on August 13, 2012
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drought assistance, inflation and food prices, Iowa, USDA, farmersThough Congress is on recess and the farm bill is in limbo, there is some drought relief in sight. According to a White House official, President Obama will announce today that the Department of Agriculture intends to buy up to $170 million of pork, lamb, chicken and catfish to help support farmers suffering from the worst drought in decades. The food purchases will go toward food nutrition assistance programs such as food banks. Read more.

 

HUD, affordable housing, HOME, low-income housing, housing assistance

HUD has announced that any HOME funds appropriated in FY 2005 will not be available for HOME participating jurisdictions (PJs) to expend after September 30, 2012. More information can be found at HOME FACTS (dated February 2009). Visit HUD for more information.

HOME is the largest federal block grant to state and local governments designed exclusively to create affordable housing for low-income households. Each year, it allocates approximately $2 billion among the states and localities nationwide.

 

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