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Administration’s Rent Reform Proposals

he Administration has transmitted its FFY 2019 budget proposal to Congress. Included are some proposed policy directions and rent reform initiatives for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing Programs: 1) Establish or increase mandatory minimum rents; 2) Simplify rent calculations and increase tenant contributions; 3) Prevent rent increases for vulnerable elderly and…

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Federal Fiscal Year (FFV) 2019 Funding Priorities

Eighty-two percent {82%) of very low-income renter households in California receive no housing subsidy assistance – Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher subsidy, Public Housing or other federal rental assistance – and they pay too much for rent. Of these renters, 73 percent {73%) pay more than half their income for housing. Nationally, only one quarter…

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