CBO analyzes the distribution of most federal spending—including transfers such as Social Security benefits—and almost all federal revenues among U.S. households in 2006. Results are provided by type of household and by income group.
CBO's new estimate of the net budgetary savings from adopting this policy is much lower than its earlier estimates for proposals to raise Medicare’s eligibility age. This report describes CBO’s new estimate and the reasons for the change.
How is FHA’s Mutual Mortgage Insurance fund structured and can it run out of funds?
Collectively, the single-family mortgage guarantees made by FHA between 1992 and 2012 have had a net federal budgetary cost of about $15 billion, according to the most recent estimates by FHA.
The total costs of carrying out the Navy’s 2014 shipbuilding plan—an average of $21 billion per year over the next 30 years—would be one-third higher than the funding amounts the Navy has received in recent decades, CBO estimates.