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Virtual Hearing - Housing America: Addressing Challenges in Serving People Experiencing Homelessness

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Click here for the Committee Memorandum.


  • H.R. 4496, the ‘‘Ending Homelessness Act of 2021.’’ (Rep. Waters)
  • H.R. 5376, the ‘‘Build Back Better Act.’’ (Rep. Yarmuth)
  • H.R. 2965, the “Naomi Schwartz Safe Parking Program Act of 2021." (Rep. Carbajal)
  • H.R. 4731, the ‘‘Veterans Service Organization Modernization Act of 2021.’’ (Rep. Waters)
  • H.R. ____, the "Homeless Assistance Act of 2021." (Rep. Sherman)
  • H.R. ____, discussion draft to provide additional flexibilities to homeless service providers in rural communities to better serve people experiencing homelessness and to increase provider capacity. (Rep. Axne)
  •  H.R. ____, discussion draft to have the Government Accountability Office examine barriers public housing agencies face when serving people experiencing homelessness.
  • H.R. ____, the "Housing is Health Care Act of 2022." (Rep. Waters)
  • H.R. ____, the "Helping People Experiencing Substance Use Disorder and Homelessness Act of 2022” (Rep. Dean)
  • H.R. ____, the "Safe at Home Act of 2022”
  • H.R. ____, the "Housing Inspections Accountability Act of 2022”
  • H.R. ____, discussion draft to require the installation of sealed, tamper-resistant smoke detectors in federally assisted housing, and to authorize $2 million for a public awareness campaign on health and safety features in housing
  • H.R. 6528, the "Housing Temperature Safety Act of 2022” (Rep. Torres)
  • H.R. 6529, the "Twin Parks North West Fire Safety Act of 2022” (Rep. Torres)

Witness List

  • Adrienne Bush, Executive Director, Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky
  • Marc Dones, Chief Executive Officer, King County Regional Homelessness Authority
  • Ann Oliva, Vice President for Housing Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Nan Roman, Chief Executive Officer, National Alliance to End Homelessness
  • Harriet McDonald, President, The Doe Fund

Hearing Video

Webcast of the Hearing

  • H.R. 6790, The "Business Borrowers Protection Act."
  • H.R. 6790, The "Business Borrowers Protection Act."



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