July 24, 2018
House Transportation Chairman Bill Shuster proposes phased, temporary gas tax increases to fund infrastructure spending and an expanded grant program to fund projects.
March 1, 2018
The deadline for states to apply for an Opportunity Zone designation is fast approaching. Planners need to act quickly to ensure that their communities do not miss out on this important opportunity.
February 21, 2018
The President's FY 2019 budget proposal dramatically changes the core functions of HUD by eliminating all community development programs and cutting off funds for renovating and modernizing public housing.
November 21, 2017
If tax reform is intended to spur economic growth and investment, it should retain historic tax credits (HTCs) — an incentive for boosting private investment in the rehabilitation of old buildings.
November 21, 2017
Congress heads home for Thanksgiving having made significant progress on tax reform legislation. The House of Representatives passed its bill, and the Senate's legislation will head to the floor soon.
July 11, 2017
Congress moves on the Budget and Appropriations Process, but uncertainty still looms for Fiscal Year 2018.
May 24, 2017
APA's coverage of the President Trump's full budget proposal for FY 2018: it shifts $54 billion away from critical domestic programs and makes a devastating disinvestment in the nation’s communities.
May 2, 2017
After seven months of short-term spending bills, Congressional leadership reached a deal over the weekend to finalize spending for the current 2017 fiscal year that began in October.
April 24, 2017
Community Development Programs have impacted communities all across the country, here are just a few of the many accomplishments made possible by CDBG and HOME.
March 21, 2017
Hudson Yards, one of the largest private real estate projects in U.S. history, is being financed through innovative financing measures.
June 7, 2016
The City of Asheville, North Carolina, leveraged federal funding to engage a marginalized community in the planning process.
May 19, 2016
How Wilson, North Carolina, began righting past design wrongs with federal transportation funding.
March 20, 2016
Partnering with local governments, planners, and residents to build neighborhoods of opportunity, promise and equity should be a fundamental goal of federal policy.