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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Housing and Property

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Sept. 18, 2016 OBP - Will Our Future High-rises Be Made of Wood?
Sept. 15, 2016 Senate Passes Provisions to Help Rebuild Lost Housing for Columbia River Tribes
Sept. 15, 2016 The Oregonian - Columbia River Tribes One Step Closer to Federal Government Fulfilling Housing Promise
Aug. 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Julian Castro, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - End Local Nuisance Ordinances That Endanger Domestic Violence Survivors
July 13, 2016 Frank Moore Steelhead Management Area Bill Advances to Full Senate
May 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Richard Cordray, Director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Concerns Over Lack of Basic Consumer Protection for Low-Income Homebuyers
May 19, 2016 Merkley and Wyden Announce Key Oregon Wins in Senate Agriculture Appropriations Bill
Feb. 9, 2016 Merkley Applauds New Obama Proposal for Battling Homelessness
Dec. 2, 2015 Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015
Nov. 19, 2015 Dodd-Frank Legislation
Oct. 21, 2015 Merkley Presses for Fix to Rural Development Rental Assistance Shortfall That Could Kick Low-Income Oregonians Out of Their Homes
July 10, 2015 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Expediting Rulemaking for Loan Data
June 5, 2015 Letter to Susan Collins, Chairman, and Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Supporting the National Housing Trust Fund and the HOME Investments Partnerships Program
Jan. 26, 2015 Oregon Receives Nearly $27 Million to Put Roofs Over Oregonians' Heads
Dec. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Boost LIHEAP Fuel Assistance
Dec. 18, 2014 Letter to Julian Castro, Secretary of Housing - Consider Lowering Fees on FHA Loans in Light of Improved Agency Financial Outlook
Dec. 3, 2014 Merkley Statement on Oregon Caves and Hermiston Agricultural Research Bills as They Move Toward Becoming Law
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid
Oct. 1, 2014 Merkley Announces $9 Million in Federal Grants for Homeless Veterans in Oregon
July 31, 2014 Oregon Wildfires
June 5, 2014 Merkley Announces Wins for Oregon Jobs as Two Appropriations Bills Pass Through Committee
March 13, 2014 Congress Passes Bipartisan Flood Insurance Fix Based on Merkley Bill
Jan. 30, 2014 Merkley Praises Passage of Flood Insurance Bill
Jan. 28, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion To Proceed
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Mel Wat, Director Federal Housing Finance Agency - Revisit Affordable Rental Housing
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Honoring Our Veterans
Dec. 10, 2013 Merkley Statement on Watt Cloture Vote
Nov. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 29, 2013 Menendez, Isakson Lead Bipartisan Coalition to Protect Homeowners From Flood Insurance Rate Spike
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding
July 25, 2013 Merkley Introduces Bills to Help Middle Class Families with New Home Refinancing Options
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
Feb. 15, 2013 Fighting to Improve National Housing Market
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to Mr. Alfred Pollard, General Counsel, Federal Housing Finance Agency
July 25, 2012 Merkley Unveils Bold Plan to Jump-Start Housing Markets
May 8, 2012 Merkley Bill Would Help Homeowners Refinance, Rebuild Equity
April 10, 2012 Merkley: FHFA Principal Write-Down Analysis Step in Right Direction
April 10, 2012 Merkley: FHFA Principal Write-Down Analysis Step in Right Direction
April 4, 2012 Menendez, Reed, Warner, Merkley Lead Call for Federal Housing Finance Agency to Fix Flawed Study on Principal Reductions
March 6, 2012 Merkley Cosponsors Bill to Help Communities Hurt by Foreclosures
Feb. 15, 2012 Huffington Post - We Need A Strong Volcker Rule
Jan. 24, 2012 Merkley Statement on State of the Union
Nov. 2, 2011 Letter to Secretaries Geithner and Donovan, Director Sperling, and Acting Director DeMarco
Oct. 28, 2011 Letter to Secretary Geithner, Secretary Donovan, and Acting Director DeMarco
Oct. 25, 2011 The Oregonian - Mortgage Relief for Those 'Underwater'
Oct. 11, 2011 Letter to Secretaries Geithner and Donovan, Director Sperling, and Acting Director DeMarco
Aug. 5, 2011 Merkley Helps Expose Mortgage Scams that Cost Families Their Homes
June 14, 2011 Letter to John Walsh, Acting Comptroller of the Currency
June 14, 2011 Senators Urge OCC to Work with State Attorneys General, DOJ, and HUD to Hold Mortgage Servicers Accountable and Prevent Future Abuse
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