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Federal Legislation Related to Housing and Homelessness

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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.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
2021S. 2065Supplemental Security Income Restoration ActSen. Sherrod Brown (OH)Would make updates and amendments to the Supplemental Security Income program (SSI) including bringing the benefit payment up to the Federal Poverty Line and increasing the income disregards by adjusting for inflation.In Senate CommitteeSupport
2021H.R.6018Housing Promotes Livelihood and Ultimate Success Act (Housing PLUS Act)Rep. Andy Barr (KY-6)Would prohibit the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) from limiting or restricting funds to programs and services, in the Continuum of Care (CoC) program, that apply preconditions or service requirements as a prerequisite to receiving McKinney-Vento CoC funds.In House CommitteeOppose
2021H.R.4497Housing is Infrastructure ActRep. Maxine Waters (CA-43)Would invest over $600 billion in the nation’s housing infrastructure including through the Housing Choice Voucher program, the Housing Trust Fund, the Home Investment Partnerships program, and public housing; and would address fair housing, climate resiliency, and zoning issues.In House CommitteeSupport
2021H.R.4496Ending Homelessness ActRep. Maxine Waters (CA-43)Would make significant advancements in ending homelessness and reducing poverty by transforming the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program into a federal entitlement and making investments in other housing and homelessness programs.In House CommitteeSupport
2021H.R.2611Increasing Behavioral Health Treatment ActRep. Grace Napolitano (CA-32)Would repeal restrictions that generally prohibit federal payment under Medicaid for services provided in institutions for mental diseases (IMDs) for individuals under the age of 65 and requires states who remove this exclusion to provide a plan on how to improve services and care coordination and report out data.In House SubcommitteeSupport
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