Summary: This bill establishes the Task Force on the Impact of the Affordable Housing Crisis and requires the task force to make recommendations on how to use affordable housing to improve the effectiveness of federal programs and improve life outcomes. Cosponsors (Bipartisan)
ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig Cosponsored the bill on 10/18/19.
STATUS: Introduced 6/11/19 by Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52].
INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:
- “Too many San Diegans struggle to afford their rent or mortgages. Across the United States, we need millions of new homes—especially affordable ones. This legislation connects experts to Congress, creating a roadmap for how best to tackle this serious crisis,” said Rep. Peters. (Source: Rep. Peters, Press Release, 6/12/19)
“The Task Force on the Impact of the Affordable Housing Crisis Act is the type of innovative approach to housing policy making that has long been lacking in Washington,” said Mike Kingsella, Executive Director of Up for Growth Action. “We salute Senator Young, Representative Peters, and bill co-sponsors for their strong commitment to solving the housing shortage and affordability crisis and gaining a better understanding of its impact on other government programs and the quality of life of all Americans. This task force has the potential to lead to positive changes in how the federal government approaches housing policy.” (Source: Up For Growth, Press Release)