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On Tuesday, July 20 at 2:30 p.m. ET, Minneapolis Public Housing Authority Executive Director and CEO Abdi Warsame will testify at the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development's hearing "Safe at Home: Preserving and Improving Federally Assisted Housing."
On July 16, the House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2022 Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) funding bill on a 33-24 vote.
Yesterday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) introduced a legislative housing package to make rental housing more affordable, end homelessness, and encourage homeownership.
From the U.S. House Financial Services Committee’s July 8 press release:
On June 30, the White House convened an online Eviction Prevention Summit to help catalyze state and local actions to help keep renters stably housed. The first session featured Administration officials and experts from across the country discussing best practices on legal counsel and eviction prevention.
ACTION ALERT: Co-Chairs Invite Members of Congress to Join the Bi-Partisan Congressional Public Housing Caucus
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