HB 792 is up for Third and Final Consideration in the House

House Bill 792, the bill to fund the State Housing Trust Fund, using future growth in revenue from the Realty Transfer Tax, had second consideration in the House 6/1. There were no comments from the floor. On 6/2, Bill then went up for a vote in the Appropriations Committee, where it was voted out of the Committee with no comments. The bill is considered for third and fin...
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Home Matters Lobbying Day in Harrisburg

PHARE got its first funding source when Act 13, the Marcellus Shale Impact Fee, was passed in February 2012. Since that time, communities in most of the 37 counties with shale wells have been getting funds from PHARE to tackle their local housing needs. To see how PHARE and Act 13 work together, click here. - See more at: http://www.housingalliancepa.org/node/1169#sthash.cCrm8E...
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Bills Unanimously Pass Committee

HB792 and SB 566 passed the Urban Affairs committees unanimously the week of April 13. Unanimously. Thanks to all for writing letters, sending emails and making calls. Unanimously. This is right where we want to be. The bills are currently in Appropriations. The next few months will be working to make sure that leadership and appropriations include the language in any tax code...
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