WASHINGTON -- The new Republican majority in Congress may try to make deep cuts in a key housing subsidy program that provides the revenue stream for many bond financed multifamily housing projects, industry officials and lobbyists said this week.

Those housing proponents said they are concerned about the future of the so-called Section 8 program, which subsidizes low-income apartment buildings directly through "projectbased" assistance and indirectly through rent vouchers given to tenants.

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