February 19, 2016
- Last week, President Obama released the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Budget to Congress and HUD released its FY17 Budget Fact Sheet for its proposed budget prioritizing ending family homelessness and increasing opportunity.
- The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities released a paper on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for unemployed childless adults.
- The US Department of Housing and Urban Development released a report on its federal Choice Neighborhoods Initiative through which it aims to strengthen low-income neighborhoods. It has awarded 56 planning grants and 13 implementation grants for $500,000 and $30.5 million, respectively.