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Community Housing Grants

July 1, 2008
Policy Area: 
Sector Policy (Non-Financial)
Economic Target: 
Action Type: 
Direct Spending
Maximum Amount: 
$3.92 billion
Amount Spent: 
$0.92 billion
Deficit Impact: 
$3.87 billion

Grants for redevelopment of abandoned and foreclosed homes in high-foreclosure neighborhoods.

This measure was part of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, along with an increase in the low-income housing tax credit, creation of the HOPE for Homeowners Program, and creation of the first-time homebuyer tax credit.


Amount spent indicates estimated outlays in 2009, deficit impact indicates ten year estimate, and maximum amount indicates estimated budget authority (

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