WASHINGTON -- The housing reauthorization biB, which was speeding through ConFess just a couple of months ago, is now in danger of not being enacted this year, housing proponents said last week.

Thoie sources said the situation is far from hopeless, and they will be pushing to make sure the bill is at the top of lawmakers' agendas when they return from recess on Sept. 12. But the bill's failure to pass the Senate before the recess began and the short amount of time left before an expected October adjournment make the chances for passage uncertain.

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