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Federal Legislation Related to Housing and Homelessness

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2022S.4482Coordinating Substance Use and Homelessness Care ActSen. Alex Padilla (CA)Would create a competitive grant program through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding to homelessness organizations to build or increase capacities for the coordination of healthcare and homelessness services.In Senate CommitteeSupport
2022S.4311LIFT the BAR ActSen. Mazie Hirono (HI)Would restore access to federal public benefits for lawfully present immigrants, eliminate the five-year bar, and remove other arbitrary bars that deny or prevent access to critical services for immigrant families. In Senate CommitteeSupport
2022S.3788Housing for All ActSen. Alex Padilla (CA)Would invest nearly $532 billion over ten years to address the affordable housing and homelessness crises by investing in programs such as the Housing Choice Voucher program, the national Housing Trust Fund, and the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants program.In Senate CommitteeSupport
2022H.R.8357Rent Relief ActRep. Danny Davis (IL-7)Would create a refundable tax credit that covers a share of the difference between 30% of income and rent, capped at 100% of Small Area Fair Market Rent, and on a sliding scale of income.In House CommitteeSupport
2022H.R.8327Stable Families ActRep. Ritchie Torres (NY-15)Would create a permanent emergency rental assistance program, funded at $3 billion annually, that would provide short-term assistance to help households at the lowest-incomes stabilize. In House CommitteeSupport
2022H.R.7716Coordinating Substance Use and Homelessness Care ActRep. Madeleine Dean (PA-4)Would create a competitive grant program through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding to homelessness organizations to build or increase capacities for the coordination of healthcare and homelessness services.In House CommitteeSupport
2022H.R.7123Studying Barriers to Housing ActRep. Sylvia Garcia (TX-29)Would require the Government Accountability Office to conduct a study to identify barriers to reducing homelessness by using the Housing Choice Voucher program and public housing.In House CommitteeSupport
2022H.R.6989Housing for All ActRep. Ted Lieu (CA-33)Would invest nearly $532 billion over ten years to address the affordable housing and homelessness crises by investing in programs such as the Housing Choice Voucher program, the national Housing Trust Fund, and the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants program.In House SubcommitteeSupport
2022H.R.6453Prevent Homelessness ActRep. Ted Lieu (CA-33)Would create a Housing Stabilization Fund grant program to provide emergency housing assistance to extremely low-income renters and homeowners.In House CommitteeSupport
2021S.580Affordable Housing Redevelopment ActSen. Dianne Feinstein (CA)Would reauthorize the Neighborhood Stabilization Act with $1.5 billion to allow state, local, and nonprofit entities to acquire and rehabilitate vacant, abandoned, or surplus properties and turn them into affordable housing.In Senate CommitteeSupport
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