Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif) released the following statement after Facebook, Envision Transform Build- East Palo Alto, and the cities of East Palo Alto and Menlo Park announced the creation of a new partnership to increase the supply of affordable housing in Silicon Valley.
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46) held a Water Drought Briefing and Recognition event last Thursday to provide the public with an update on the California water drought crisis and valuable information on ways to increase water conservation.
Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) opposed a so-called drought relief bill that wouldn’t create any new water but would weaken the Endangered Species Act, gut environmental protection laws, and put commercial fishing jobs at risk. The Western Water and American Food Security Act (H.R. 2898) has drawn opposition from a number of groups and President Obama has promised to veto the bill.
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46) and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Vietnam, hosted a congressional briefing on Vietnam’s deteriorating human rights record
Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) spoke at the naming ceremony of the new federal courthouse downtown. Davis played a central role in securing construction funding and working with the community on the name for the courthouse. The courthouse will be designated the Judge James M. Carter and Judge Judith N. Keep Federal Courthouse at the Judge John S. Rhoades Federal Judicial Center
Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, announced that the Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACoLA) will receive a $738,000 federal grant to continue employing its “Resident Service Coordinators” who are integral in connecting public housing residents with much-needed supportive services and resident empowerment activities in the community. Even more important, these coordinators link the County’s seniors to resources and services that will enable them to live independently and age-in-place.
Congresswoman Matsui Announces over $350,000 in Federal Funding to Help House Homeless Veterans in...
SACRAMENTO, CA - June 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) today announced that Sacramento County will receive $368,568 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Program. This funding will make 50 housing vouchers available to local homeless veterans through the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA)
WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 28, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services, introduced the Project Rebuild Act of 2013 on Thursday afternoon. This legislation would provide funding for the rehabilitation of foreclosed and abandoned properties, helping to prevent the deterioration of neighborhoods which leads to plummeting housing prices and lower quality of life for residents.
Washington, DC - February 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters, ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee, today sent the attached letter to Jeb Hensarling, chairman of the committee, requesting that he hold a hearing about the abrupt end of the Independent Foreclosure Review (IFR) process
Washington, DC - November 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-35) released the following statement in response to the Federal Housing Administration’s annual financial status report issued to Congress today:
Congresswoman Matsui Announces Nearly a Million Dollars for Sacramento County Health Care for the...
SACRAMENTO, CA - November 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-05) today announced that Sacramento County’s Department of Health and Human Services has received a continuation of their $962,901 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The grant will support the county’s Health Care for the Homeless Program (HCH), which provides primary medical care for low income, uninsured, and underinsured residents in the Sacramento region.
WASHINGTON, DC - September 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Lois Capps (CA-23) joined her colleagues in the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) on the floor of the House of Representatives urging the Speaker to immediately renew tax incentives for wind energy. The renewable energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) provides an income tax credit for each kilowatt-hour of electricity produced by a renewable energy source, including wind, and has been a key factor in the expansion of clean energy over the last decade.
Washington, DC - August 1, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) today applauded the House of Representatives for passing the “Honoring America’s...
Washington, DC - July 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) today announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is awarding a total of $1.95 million to two local non-profit organizations to help more than 700 at-risk veterans and their families. The VA is awarding $1 million to the Salvation Army of California and $950,000 to People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) through a federal program to prevent and end veteran homelessness. Both organizations serve the 39th Congressional District.
WASHINGTON, DC - July 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Laura Richardson announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded more than $2.3 million in homeless prevention grants to non-profit community agencies in Long Beach and Los Angeles as part of its expanding Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.
San Pedro, CA - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- This morning, Congresswoman Janice Hahn announced $1.95 million in grants to local organizations fighting to prevent homelessness among our veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs grants were made as part of their Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. The People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) and the Salvation Army received renewal grants to continue their programs that serve more than 700 households throughout Los Angeles.
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces Grant Award to Salvation Army to Help Homeless Veterans in...
Long Beach, CA - July 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Laura Richardson announced that the Salvation Army has been awarded a $300,000 grant...
WASHINGTON, DC - March 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) announced $1.2 million for San Diego to help homeless veterans as part the Department of Housing and Urban Development Veteran’s Affairs Supportive Housing Program (HUD-VASH).
Washington, DC - November 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Waters (CA), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises,...
Barbara Lee, California Democratic Congressional Delegation Call on President Obama to Act on Housing
>Washington, D.C. - October 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) and Members of the California Democratic Congressional Delegation sent a letter to President Obama urging him to act immediately to address our country’s troubled housing market. Specifically, the letter calls on President Obama to: