Legislative & Policy
Current Legislative Issues
On June 29, the House passed H.R 7301, the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020. This stand-alone bill includes several provisions that were included in the HEROES Act and independently led by a number of Members of the Financial Services Committee. House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters (D-CA) explained the legislative strategy on a floor speech, which included...
On June 24, shortly after making the announcement during CLPHA’s 2020 Virtual Summer Membership Meeting, U.S. Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced HR 7301, the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020.
The Center on Budget & Policy Priorities' Get It Back Campaign is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, June 23 at 3:00 p.m.
On Monday, June 22 at 3:00 p.m. ET, HUD PIH staff will be joined by representatives from HHS’s Health Resource Services Administration (HRSA) to provide information about how public housing authorities (PHAs) and Tribal Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) can encourage and provide telehealth services to residents.
On June 9, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs held a hearing entitled “Oversight of Housing Regulators.” After welcoming Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Ben Carson and the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Mark Calabria, the Committee Chairman , Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID) relayed his observations of the two agencies’ responses to the...
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