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National Affordable Housing Trust Fund Act of 2007
American Conservative Union 2007 House Scorecard description The House created a new federal welfare pr The House created a new federal welfare program to assist in the construction, rehabilitation and preservation of “affordable” housing for low-income families. The fund would be financed from existing federal housing and lending agency income. ACU opposed this new program gency income. ACU opposed this new program
American Conservative Union 2007 House Scorecard position Nay +
American Conservative Union 2007 House Scorecard source Http://www.acuratings.org/ +
Bill of vote National Affordable Housing Trust Fund Act of 2007 +
Billnumber H2895 +
Chamber 111th United States Congress +
Congress number 110th +
Congressnumber 110 +
Drum Major Institute 2007 House Scorecard description For low-income workers striving to work th For low-income workers striving to work their way up to a middle-class standard of living, the soaring cost of housing—for renters as well as owners—is a daunting obstacle. More than one out of every seven American households spends more than half their income just to keep a roof over their heads. What’s more, the lack of affordable housing extends not only to traditionally high-cost areas on the East and West coasts, but into the metro areas of cities like Indianapolis and Denver as well. In this case, the market has simply failed to meet a critical human need. This legislation provides a streamlined means for the public to fund low-income housing that will not be created by any other means. Channeling funds through states and localities provides the flexibility to meet local needs, while the strong federal criteria for the types of projects that are eligible ensures that the trust will benefit those who need it most. The establishment of a National Affordable Housing Trust fund to build, repair, and maintain housing will help more than a million American families find safe, stable homes—a prerequisite for working towards the middle class. site for working towards the middle class.
Drum Major Institute 2007 House Scorecard position Aye +
Drum Major Institute 2007 House Scorecard source Http://www.drummajorinstitute.org/library/report.php?ID=63 +
FreedomWorks 2007 House Votes description This act would create more layers of burea This act would create more layers of bureaucracy by duplicating the efforts of the existing HUD department as well as directly competing with that department for already limited funds. Rather than creating a more complex web of bureaucracy, the government should be streamlining and modernizing HUD. “Nay” votes scored. and modernizing HUD. “Nay” votes scored.
FreedomWorks 2007 House Votes source Http://www.freedomworks.org/keyvotes/2007 house.php?state=0&submit=Go +
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National Journal 2007 House Scorecard description Create an affordable-housing trust fund for low-income families. October 10. (264-148)
National Journal 2007 House Scorecard source Http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings/house votes.htm +
Roll call number 958 +
Scorecard vote FreedomWorks 2007 House Votes + , American Conservative Union 2007 House Scorecard + , Drum Major Institute 2007 House Scorecard + , National Journal 2007 House Scorecard +
Session number 1 +
Categories Economic Policy (U.S.)  + , U.S. legislation  + , Record votes  +
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