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Sheldon Whitehouse's Public Statements on Issue: Housing and Property

Full Name: Sheldon Whitehouse
Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sandra; 2 Children: Molly, Alexander
Birth Date: 10/20/1955
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Newport, RI
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
May 23, 2014 Whitehouse Introduces Bill to Protect Servicemembers from Foreclosure
March 13, 2014 Flood Insurance Fix Passes Senate
March 5, 2014 Whitehouse Statement on President's 2015 Budget Plan Would Protect Seniors and Strengthen the RI Economy
Jan. 30, 2014 Senate Passes Bill to Fix Flood Insurance Program
Jan. 24, 2014 Reed & Whitehouse Urge Changes to Fix Flood Insurance Reform
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Mel Wat, Director Federal Housing Finance Agency - Revisit Affordable Rental Housing
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 16, 2013 RI Congressional Delegation Announces $300K for Sojourner House's Transitional Housing Program
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
Oct. 12, 2012 Letter to Edward DeMarco, Acting Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)
May 30, 2012 Webb, Lawmakers Call for Transparency and Responsibility in Executive Compensation
May 22, 2012 Reed, Durbin, Whitehouse, Begich, Biden Seek Expanded Housing Assistance for Troops
April 4, 2012 Menendez, Reed, Warner, Merkley Lead Call for Federal Housing Finance Agency to Fix Flawed Study on Principal Reductions
Feb. 9, 2012 Whitehouse Statement on Foreclosure Settlement
Feb. 7, 2012 Letter to Edward DeMarco, Acting Director of the Federal Housing Financing Agency (FHFA)
Nov. 28, 2011 HUD Secretary Tours Olneyville and Discusses New Housing Refinance Plan and Neighborhood Stabilization Efforts in Rhode Island
Nov. 3, 2011 Rigged Economics
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. 24, 2011 Whitehouse Applauds New Obama Administration Effort on Foreclosures
Oct. 13, 2011 U.S. Senators Introduce Bill to Create a New National Historical Park in the Blackstone Valley
Oct. 11, 2011 Letter to Secretaries Geithner and Donovan, Director Sperling, and Acting Director DeMarco
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
June 9, 2011 Merkley, Snowe, Reed, Whitehouse Offer Amendment to End Worst Mortgage Abuses
June 9, 2011 Whitehouse: Banks That Ignore Mortgage Modification Rules Should be Penalized
May 6, 2011 Whitehouse Applauds Withdrawal of Challenge to RI Foreclosure Program
March 31, 2011 Judiciary Committee Approves Whitehouse Foreclosure Prevention Bill
Feb. 24, 2011 Woonsocket Call - Keeping Rhode Island Families in Their Homes
Feb. 1, 2011 Experts Testify on Success of Foreclosure Mediation Programs at Whitehouse Hearing
Feb. 1, 2011 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "Foreclosure Mediation Programs: Can Bankruptcy Courts Limit Homeowner And Investor Losses?"
Jan. 28, 2011 Whitehouse Applauds Decision on Foreclosure Mediation Program
Dec. 17, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate & The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader, United States Senate
Dec. 16, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
Dec. 15, 2010 Hearing of the House Committee on the Judiciary - Foreclosed Justice: Causes and Effects of the Foreclosure Crisis -- Part II
Dec. 15, 2010 Hearing of the House Committee on the Judiciary - Foreclosed Justice: Causes and Effects of the Foreclosure Crisis -- Part II
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Timothy Geithner, Secretary Of The Treasury
Oct. 29, 2010 Op-Ed - Why We Need a Foreclosure Moratorium
Oct. 28, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary - Mandatory Mediation Programs: Can Bankruptcy Courts Help End the Foreclosure Crisis
Oct. 28, 2010 Whitehouse Brings Together Experts and Local Homeowners to Discuss Foreclosure Crisis
Oct. 14, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Timothy Geithner, United States Secretary of the Treasury, et al.
Oct. 8, 2010 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Jr. Attorney General of the United States U.S. Department of Justice
Oct. 7, 2010 Letter to Michael J. Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer Fannie Mae
April 27, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House
March 31, 2010 Flood Disaster Assistance and Recovery Information
Feb. 4, 2010 Whitehouse Pushes Geithner on Bankruptcy Reform to Limit Foreclosures
Jan. 7, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LIHEAP
Dec. 4, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009
Nov. 13, 2009 Whitehouse Hears From Local Homeowners About The Housing Market Crisis
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