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Brian Higgins' Public Statements on Issue: Housing and Property

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 26, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Economic Development
Oct. 16, 2014 Higgins Announces $325,000 for Housing Opportunities Made Equal
Sept. 29, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins Announce Erie County Set to Receive$3.4 Million to Remove Lead from Homes
June 11, 2014 Community Development Block Grants
March 19, 2014 Congressman Higgins Announces Nearly $170,000 for Affordable Housing Initiatives in Buffalo
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 23, 2014 Higgins to Introduce Legislation to Encourage US Homeownership by Canadians
Aug. 1, 2013 Higgins Announces Nearly $5 Million in Community Development Block Grant Funding, As Bill Cutting Program by 50% in 2014 is Pulled from House Agenda
July 31, 2013 In Opposition to Cutting Community Development Block Grant Funding
Oct. 18, 2012 Federal Home Loan Bank of New York Awards $2.5 Million in Affordable Housing Grants in Buffalo and Springville
Sept. 11, 2012 Letter to Daniel Tangherlini, Acting Administrator of the General Services Administration - Dillion Courthouse Future Plans
Aug. 29, 2012 Statement by Congressman Brian Higgins on Webster Block Announcement
May 11, 2012 Higgins, State Leaders Want NFTA's 58 Year Hold on Outer Harbor Land to End
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Chairman Hal Rogers, Ranking Member Norm Dicks, Chairman Denny Rehberg and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro
Aug. 30, 2011 Letter to Attorney General Miller
March 28, 2011 Higgins Announces Introduction of the Community Regeneration, Sustainability and Innovation Act
March 4, 2011 West Side Neighborhood Housing Services, Congressman Higgins Announce $68,150 from NeighborWorks America for Community Economic Development
Feb. 24, 2011 Reps. Tim Ryan and Brian Higgins Introduce the Community Regeneration, Sustainability and Innovation Act
Dec. 15, 2010 Higgins Announces Additional $69 Million in HEAP Funds to New York State
Aug. 12, 2010 Construction Begins on Senior Citizen Affordable Housing Development
June 30, 2010 Higgins Votes to Protect Consumers with Passage of Wall Street Reform Bill
June 29, 2010 Higgins Votes To Promote Homebuyers Assistance Bill
June 8, 2010 Higgins Calls for State to Release Federal Weatherization Funds
Jan. 7, 2010 Congressman Higgins Encourages Residents To Take Advantage Of Homebuyer Tax Credit
Nov. 5, 2009 Higgins Votes To Extend And Expand Homebuyer Tax Credit
Oct. 6, 2009 Congressman Higgins Introduces Legislation To Preserve Historic Homes, Create Jobs
Feb. 23, 2009 Schumer, Higgins Announce Major Push to Bring Pilot Program to WNY to Rebuild & Rehab Vacant Homes
Nov. 1, 2008 Observer - Higgins Takes Case to Voters
Oct. 31, 2008 Congressman Higgins Joins Senator Schumer, Mayor Brown for Ceremonial Local Law Signing of Realigned Flood Zone
Aug. 21, 2008 Congressman Higgins Asks HUD to Develop Funding Formula to Address Vacant Housing Problems in Older Communities Like Western New York
July 23, 2008 Higgins Backs Passage of Housing Bill Providing Tax Breaks for Working Families and Investments in Neighborhood Revitalization
May 8, 2008 Hails Passage of Legislation Echoing Provisions Called for In Higgins Legislation
May 7, 2008 Neighborhood Stabilization Act of 2008
April 25, 2008 Congressman Higgins & Black Rock Riverside Neighborhood Housing Services Announce Housing Initiatives
Aug. 9, 2007 NeighborWorks® America Funding to CHRIC Will Promote Homeownership
April 13, 2007 Higgins Announces Major Victory for Housing Authorities
Nov. 1, 2006 Press Release - Higgins Urges Prevention of Losses for Western New York Housing Authorities
March 16, 2006 Long Overdue Funding Will Help Western New Yorkers Get Through End of Tough Winter
Feb. 15, 2006 Higgins: Congress Must Act Now To Rollback Subsidies of Oil and Gas Companies
March 2, 2005 Commending AmeriCorps and the West Seneca Youth Bureau for Outstanding Achievement
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Vacant Housing
Jan. 1, 2010 Issue Position: Vacant Housing
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