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H.R. 3700 - Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2015

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 114-42 PDF XML

    Showing the text of the bill as ordered reported by the Committee on Financial Services.

  • Text of H.R. 3700 PDF XML

    Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2015 (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 114-397 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Financial Services

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, February 1, 2016.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 594:
Adopted by record vote of 242-177, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 236-178, on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. 

MANAGERS:Stivers/Hastings

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-42 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.

6. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

# Version # Sponsor(s) Party Summary Status
22 Version 1 Bordallo (GU) Democrat Late Prioritizes U.S. citizens and nationals over migrants from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, and the Federated States of Micronesia when receiving federal housing assistance in Guam. Made In Order
24 Version 1 Buchanan (FL) Republican Late Promotes efficient and accurate administration of income reviews and the collection of asset information when determining eligibility for rental assistance, consistent with other means-tested programs. Made In Order
26 Version 1 DeSaulnier (CA) Democrat Late Modifies transfer fee section of bill to clarify retroactive applicability. Submitted
15 Version 1 Ellison (MN) Democrat Provides affirmative permission for housing providers who administer U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funds to report on-time rental payment data for their tenants to credit reporting agencies without requiring and managing individual written consent agreements. Directs HUD to retain tenant privacy so the furnished information would not specifically note that tenants receive HUD assistance. Made In Order
23 Version 1 Gallego (AZ) Democrat Late Requires the Secretary of HUD, in consultation with the Secretary of HHS and the Secretary of Department of Education, and in coordination with the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, to submit an annual report to Congress on LGBT Homeless Youth. Submitted
7 Version 1 Gosar (AZ), Blum (IA), King, Peter (NY) Republican Causes the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule published by the Department of Housing and Urban Development to have no force or effect. Submitted
8 Version 1 Green, Al (TX) Democrat Reauthorizes the FHA pilot program until July 30,2020 to establish an automated process for providing additional credit rating information to help determine creditworthiness for families with insufficient credit histories. Submitted
9 Version 1 Green, Al (TX) Democrat Reauthorizes the FHA pilot program to establish an automated process for providing additional credit rating information to help determine creditworthiness for families with insufficient credit histories. Made In Order
14 Version 2 Hinojosa (TX) Democrat Revised Allows the USDA to assess a nominal fee (maximum of $50) per loan under the Section 502 single family guaranteed home loan program in order to fund needed technological improvements and investments into the guaranteed underwriting system. Made In Order
2 Version 1 Jackson Lee (TX) Democrat Prohibits a public housing agency from utilizing any amounts provided for the agency from the Capital Fund or Operating Fund to install, operate, or maintain in any public housing project any closed circuit television surveillance technology that functions as remote one-way voice communication. Submitted
3 Version 1 Jackson Lee (TX) Democrat Directs the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to produce an annual report on existing policies aimed at housing modernization strategies to investigate and eliminate lead based paint and mildew in public or subsidized housing. Submitted
4 Version 1 Jackson Lee (TX) Democrat Directs the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to work with the Secretary of Labor to produce an annual report on interagency strategies to strengthen family economic empowerment by linking housing with essential supportive services such as employment counseling and training, financial growth, childcare, transportation, meals, youth recreational activities and other supportive services. Made In Order
5 Version 1 Jackson Lee (TX) Democrat Authorizes the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to work with the Secretary of Labor to work together to implement a Youth Entrepreneur Pilot initiative that encourages youth who are tenants of public or federally assisted housing to launch community based leadership training, wealth building and supportive services organizations. Submitted
17 Version 1 Lujan Grisham (NM) Democrat Inserts a provision for collaborating with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Housing and Urban Development on how to better coordinate and improve veterans housing services. Made In Order
11 Version 1 Meng (NY) Democrat Allows foster children who were in foster care at age 14 years old or older to qualify to apply, between the ages of 18 and 24, for tenant-based assistance under the Family Unification Program for children aging out of foster care. Submitted
12 Version 1 Meng (NY) Democrat Allows, consistent with current law, child support payments and spousal support payments to be deducted from the calculation of adjusted income for the purposes of determining if an individual qualifies for low-income housing assistance, and what the monthly payment should be. Submitted
13 Version 1 Meng (NY) Democrat Excludes discharged federal student loan debt, pursuant to a federal income-driven repayment plan, from the income determination used for the purposes of determining if an individual qualifies for low-income housing assistance, and what the monthly payment should be. Submitted
20 Version 1 Meng (NY) Democrat Late Authorizes the Secretary to perform an annual survey of public housing agencies receiving federal assistance to determine the average amount of time it takes to respond to a tenant repair request and tenant satisfaction with the fulfillment of the request. Resident responses are required to be anonymized and kept confidential with respect to reports provided to individual public housing agencies, and the Secretary is required to publicly publish a report containing the results of any survey conducted. Submitted
21 Version 1 Meng (NY), Engel (NY) Democrat Late Requires HUD to publish model guidelines for minimum heating requirements for units operated by public housing agencies receiving federal assistance. Made In Order
18 Version 1 Nolan (MN) Democrat Provides a technical correction to increase funds for supported housing and rental assistance programs made available for homeless and at-risk Native American Veterans under the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program. Authorizes program funding for fiscal year 2017 and each fiscal year thereafter through the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996. Submitted
19 Version 1 Palazzo (MS) Republican Late Makes permanent the exception to public housing agency resident board member requirement. Made In Order
25 Version 1 Peters, Scott (CA) Democrat Late Directs the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to reopen the period for public comment for the ‘‘Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing: Continuum of Care Program’’ to allow stakeholders the opportunity to provide input on how HUD’s resources can be most equitably used to end homelessness in our country. Made In Order
10 Version 1 Price, David (NC), Aderholt (AL) Bi-Partisan Updates and modernizes HUD's funding formula for the Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) program so that funding is distributed to jurisdictions based on living cases of HIV/AIDS. Made In Order
1 Version 1 Sewell (AL) Democrat Requires the Secretary of HUD to conduct a study to determine the impacts of the decreased deductions on rents paid by elderly and disabled individuals and families assisted under the Section 8 rental assistance and housing programs. Made In Order
6 Version 1 Waters (CA) Democrat Removes harmful language that would limit the amount that families receiving certain federal housing assistance can deduct from their income for childcare expenses. Made In Order
16 Version 1 Welch (VT) Democrat Allows the property taxes paid on mobile homes, insurance payments, utilities and financing to be included as components of the housing costs eligible for Section 8 payments. Made In Order