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Waters Delivers Opening Statement at Subcommittee Hearing on Addressing Chronic Disinvestment in Colonias, the Southern Black Belt, and the U.S. Territories

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, delivered the following statement at a subcommittee hearing on Housing, Community Development and Insurance entitled, “Persistent Poverty in America: Addressing Chronic Disinvestment in Colonias, the Southern Black Belt, and the U.S. Territories.” Thank you very much Mr. Cleaver for this…

Waters Announces November Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following schedule for the month of November:  Tuesday, November 15 at 10 a.m. ET: The Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development, and Insurance will convene for a hybrid hearing entitled, “Persistent Poverty in America: Addressing Chronic Disinvestment in…

Chairwoman Waters Expresses Concern over HUD’s Draft Solicitation for Housing Assistance Payments, Urges Protection of Federally Assisted Housing Stock

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, sent a letter to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) expressing concerns about HUD’s current draft solicitation for Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) Contract Support Services and its negative impact on mission-driven Performance Based Contract Administrators (PBCAs), like LA…

Waters Announces September Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following schedule for the month of September: POSTPONED -Thursday, September 8 at 12 p.m. ET: The Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets will convene for a virtual hearing entitled, “Accounting Standards in the 21st Century.” …

Waters Announces Update to May Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following update to the schedule for the month of May: UPDATED - Tuesday, May 17 at 12:00 PM ET (and subsequent days if necessary): The full Committee will convene for a hybrid markup. Tuesday, May 24 at 12:00 PM ET: The Subcommittee on Diversity and…

Waters Announces May Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following schedule for the month of May: Wednesday, May 11 at 10:00 AM ET: The Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets will convene for a hybrid hearing entitled, “A Notch Above? Examining the Bond Rating Industry.” …

Waters Announces April Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following schedule for the month of April:  Tuesday, April 5 at 2:00 PM ET: The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will convene for a hybrid hearing entitled, “An Enduring Legacy: The Role of Financial Institutions in the Horrors of Slavery and the…

Waters Releases Report on Committee’s 117th Congress Accomplishments

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Following the successful conclusion of their annual retreat, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, released a report on the Committee’s work during the first session of the 117th Congress. During a time of crisis, the Committee continued to work tirelessly to provide relief and protections to individuals, families, and small businesses…

Waters Delivers Opening Statement at Subcommittee Hearing Addressing Challenges to Ending Homelessness

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, gave the following statement today at a Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance virtual hearing entitled, “Housing America: Addressing Challenges in Serving People Experiencing Homelessness.” Thank you so very much for this subcommittee hearing that you’re doing. And I’m…

Waters Announces February Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following schedule for the month of February: February 2 at 10:00 AM ET: The Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance will convene for a virtual hearing entitled, “Housing America: Addressing Challenges in Serving People Experiencing Homelessness.”…

Waters Announces January Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following update to the schedule for the month of January: RESCHEDULED - January 19 at 10:00 AM ET: The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will convene for a virtual hearing entitled, “Ensuring Equitable Delivery of Disaster Benefits to Vulnerable…

Waters on Zoning Reform: We Must Ensure Every Family in America Has Access to the Communities of Their Choice

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, gave the following statement at a Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance virtual hearing entitled, “Zoned Out: Examining the Impact of Exclusionary Zoning on People, Resources, and Opportunity.”      Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman for holding this…

Waters Announces October Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following schedule for the month of October: October 5 at 12:00 PM ET: The full Committee will convene for a virtual hearing entitled, “Oversight of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission: Wall Street’s Cop Is Finally Back on the Beat.” October…

Rep. Waters Statement on CDC Decision to Extend Eviction Moratorium

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, issued a statement following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) decision to extend the eviction moratorium. "From the bottom of my heart and on behalf of millions of renters, I thank the President for listening and for encouraging the CDC to act! This extension of the…

In Letter to Speaker Pelosi, Rep. Waters Continues Fight for Renters

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi.  In the letter, Congresswoman Waters expresses her strong support for Speaker Pelosi and reiterates her call for President Biden to direct the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to extend the eviction moratorium. “Due to Justice…

Committee Passes Legislation to Advance Investor Protections, Support Manufactured Housing Communities, and Promote De Novo Depository Institutions

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The House Financial Services Committee passed eleven bills to protect investors and reduce conflicts of interest born out of payment for order flow, support manufactured housing communities, fight for everyone’s right to vote, promote de novo depository institutions, and strengthen protections for the LIBOR transition.  The following bills passed the Committee en bloc #1 by a vote…

Waters Announces July Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following schedule for the month of July: July 14 at 12:00 PM ET: The full Committee will convene for a virtual hearing entitled, “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy.” July 15 at 12:00 PM ET: The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations…

Waters Opening Statement at Hearing on Community Development Block Grant Program: More Funding Is Needed

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, gave the following statement at the Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance virtual hearing entitled, “Flexible Federal Funding: Examining the Community Development Block Grant Program and Its Impact on Addressing Local Challenges.”  Thank you very much,…

Waters Announces Subcommittee Vice Chairs for 117th Congress

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the Financial Services Committee Vice Chairs for the 117th Congress. “I am excited to announce the Committee’s Subcommittee Vice Chairs for the 117th Congress,” said Chairwoman Waters. “Financial Services Committee Democrats are a diverse, talented, knowledgeable and…

Waters Opening Statement at Hearing on Housing Resiliency in the Face of Climate Change

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, gave the following opening statement at a Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance virtual hearing entitled, “Built to Last: Examining Housing Resilience in the Face of Climate Change.” Thank you very much, Chairman Cleaver for convening this hearing on the need to…

Waters Announces May Committee Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following schedule for the month of May: May 4 at 12:00 PM ET: The Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance will convene for a virtual hearing entitled, “Built to Last: Examining Housing Resilience in the Face of Climate Change.” …

Waters Opening Statement at Hearing on Public Housing During the Pandemic

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, gave the following opening statement at a Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance virtual hearing entitled, “Preserving a Lifeline: Examining Public Housing in a Pandemic.”  Thank you very much Mr. Chairman. I certainly appreciate this hearing that you’re…

Waters Announces Updates to March Hearing Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following updates to the hearing schedule for the month of March: March 10 at 10:00 AM ET: The full Committee will convene for a virtual hearing entitled, “Justice for All: Achieving Racial Equity Through Fair Access to Housing and Financial Services.” …

Waters Announces March Hearing Schedule

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the following virtual hearings in the month of March: March 10 at 10:00 AM ET: The full Committee will convene for a virtual hearing entitled, “Justice for All: Achieving Racial Equity Through Fair Access to Housing and Financial Services.” March 11 at…

Chairwoman Waters Announces Financial Services Subcommittee Assignments for the 117th Congress

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Following the announcement of the House Financial Services Subcommittee Chairs, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, announced Democratic Subcommittee assignments for the 117th Congress.*  Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets Congressman Brad Sherman (CA-30), Chair Congresswoman Carolyn B.…

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