|FY11 THUD Appropriations (H.R. 5850)|
The FY 2011 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development bill addresses the important challenges of keeping our transportation system safe and strong, ensuring that every American has adequate shelter, and doing so in a way that strengthens the economy.
Priorities in the bill are focused on five major goals:
Overall, the bill balances the housing and transportation needs of the country within current fiscal constraints. Investments are targeted to critical housing and infrastructure needs, which not only provide support to economically vulnerable Americans, but also support thousands of desperately needed jobs.
In total, the bill is $1.34 billion below the President’s request and $500 million below 2010.