News List

  • Committee Examines Serious Allegations of Misconduct at Illinois Housing Authority
    Sep 25, 2018 - The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee met today to examine the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) oversight of the Alexander County Housing Authority located in Cairo, Illinois. “Today’s hearing was essential to help get to the bottom of the Alexander County Housing Authority’s (AC... More
  • The Effect of Regulation on Affordable Multifamily Housing
    Sep 5, 2018 - The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee met today to examine the various federal, state and local regulations and policies that affect affordable multifamily housing development. “Today’s hearing was essential in order to determine the costs of regulation, and barriers preventing affordable multifami... More
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Committee Announces September FHFA Oversight Hearing
    Aug 7, 2018 - WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Ann Wagner (R-MO) announced today that the Committee plans to hold a hearing no later than Thursday, September 27, 2018 as a part of its ongoing investigations into v... More
  • Hensarling Statement on Bipartisan Short-Term NFIP Reauthorization Plan
    Jul 18, 2018 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which is set to expire at the end of the month absent Congressional action. “It has been more than eight months sinc... More
  • Ensuring Oversight, Accountability in HUD’s Approach to Lead-Based Paint and Mold Remediation
    Jun 26, 2018 - The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee met today to examine how the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) programs manage and remedy unsafe living conditions caused by lead-based paint and mold for many individuals and families living in public and subsidized housing. “This hearin... More
  • Breaking Down Barriers to Help Homeless Children and Youth
    Jun 6, 2018 - The Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance held a hearing today to review a legislative proposal to help break down barriers that prevent homeless children and youth from obtaining housing assistance and services through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). H.R. 1511, the “Homeless ... More
  • An Overview of Homelessness in America
    May 17, 2018 - The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee met today to examine the current state of homelessness in America, and to discuss issues regarding veteran, youth, and any other populations affected by homelessness. The majority of programs to reduce homelessness and provide assistance in housing services fal... More