Affordable Housing and Homelessness

Jaime Herrera Beutler Reintroduces Bill to Encourage Affordable Housing

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) last week reintroduced legislation to help increase affordable housing in Southwest Washington and across the country. “Southwest Washington has been facing a homelessness and housing crisis for years, and COVID has significantly magnified the need for housing solutions across our communities,” Herrera Beutler said. “Creating more suitable living options...

Herrera Beutler Introduces Bicameral Legislation to Address Nationwide Housing Shortage

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U.S. Representatives Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE), and Joyce Beatty (D-OH) introduced the Housing Supply and Affordability Act to create a new grant program that would provide funding to help localities develop and implement comprehensive housing policy plans. This program will provide technical assistance to help states, localities, and regional coalitions increase ho...

Herrera Beutler Secures Funding to Prevent Youth Homelessness in Southwest Washington

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) applauded an announcement by the Department of Housing and Urban Development that the Housing Authority of the City of Vancouver will be receiving a $136,159 grant to help prevent youth homelessness. As a senior member of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, Herrera Beutler helped secure the funds now being invested in the Homeless Foster Youth to In...

Jaime Herrera Beutler Secures Critical Housing Grants for Southwest Washington Communities

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler today applauded an announcement by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that more than $2.5 million in CARES Act funding will go to housing grants targeted directly at Southwest Washington communities. From her position as a senior member of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, Herrera Beutler fought to secure this funding in the CARES ...

Jaime Herrera Beutler Applauds CARES Act Funding for Vancouver Affordable Housing

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Today, Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) applauded an announcement by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that more than $2 million in CARES Act funding will go to affordable housing in Vancouver to protect vulnerable residents during COVID-19. Herrera Beutler helped secure this critical funding for the Housing Authority of the City of Vancouver from her position a...

Jaime Herrera Beutler Applauds CARES Act Funding to Protect Affordable Housing in Southwest Washington

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler today applauded an announcement by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that more than $694,000 will be distributed to Southwest Washington to help protect public housing and vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a senior member of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, Herrera Beutler helped secure this critical funding i...

Jaime Herrera Beutler Applauds COVID-19 Funding for Southwest Washington Affordable Housing

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Today, Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) applauded an announcement by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that more than $648,000 will come to Southwest Washington to protect the public housing of vulnerable residents against COVID-19. As a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, Herrera Beutler helped secure this funding in the CARES Act that will go ...

Jaime Herrera Beutler Legislation to Increase Affordable Housing in Southwest Washington Approved by Congressional Committee

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Today, Jaime Herrera Beutler’s legislation to prioritize affordable housing across the country and in Southwest Washington was approved unanimously by the U.S. Financial Services Committee. Herrera Beutler joined Denny Heck (D-WA), Trey Hollingsworth (R-IN) and Mike Quigley (D-IL) in introducing H.R. 4351 last September – a bill that encourages communities to prioritize measures that would increase housing supply and affordability.

Jaime Herrera Beutler Supports Allowing Parents to Withdraw Penalty-Free from Retirement Accounts Following Birth, Adoption

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler supported allowing parents to withdraw up to $5,000 without penalty from their retirement accounts following the birth or adoption of a child. This provision was included in the recent spending package Congress passed and the president signed into law.