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Housing: What’s in Biden’s $2 trillion jobs and infrastructure plan

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The plan would build and rehabilitate more than 500,000 homes for low- and middle-income home buyers. AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File
  • Biden’s proposal would invest $213 billion to build and retrofit more than 2 million homes. The plan would build and rehabilitate more than 500,000 homes for low- and middle-income home buyers and invest $40 billion to improve public housing.
  • Biden’s proposal aims to deliver universal broadband, including to more than 35 percent of rural Americans who currently lack access.
  • The plan would invest $111 billion to replace the country’s lead pipes and service lines. The effort would reduce lead exposure in 400,000 schools and child-care facilities and improve the safety of drinking water.
  • The proposal calls for $100 billion to upgrade and build new public schools. It also invests $12 billion in community college infrastructure and $25 billion to upgrade child care facilities.