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Maxine Waters' Public Statements on Issue: Housing and Property

Full Name: Maxine Waters
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 43, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/1990
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 43
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Sidney; 2 Children: Edward, Karen
Birth Date: 08/15/1938
Birth Place: Saint Louis, MO
Home City: Los Angeles, CA
Religion: Christian
Date Title
March 27, 2014 Waters Unveils Housing Finance Reform Legislation
March 26, 2014 New York Times - Proposed Housing Bill Would Create a Co-op of Mortgage Lenders
March 21, 2014 Flood Insurance Relief for Thousands Becomes Law
March 17, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Request for Meeting on DOJ Report on Mortgage Fraud
March 13, 2014 Comprehensive Flood Insurance Legislation Passes House
March 13, 2014 Senate Passes Flood Insurance Reform, Heads to President for Signature
March 11, 2014 Waters Applauds Senate Progress on Housing Finance Reform
March 4, 2014 Richmond, Waters Endorse Bipartisan Flood Insurance Legislation
March 4, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
Feb. 28, 2014 Waters Cites Progress in Flood Insurance Discussions
Feb. 24, 2014 As Discussions Continue on Flood Insurance, No Deal Yet
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Thomas Curry, Comptroller, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and Joesph Smith, Monitor of the National Mortgage Settlement, Office of Mortgage Settlement Oversight - Protect Homeowners
Feb. 12, 2014 Majority of House Coauthor Flood Relief Bill
Feb. 11, 2014 House Republicans Again Block Consideration of Flood Insurance Relief
Feb. 5, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2954, Public Access and Lands Improvement Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3964, Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act
Feb. 5, 2014 For the Second Time, House Republicans Block Consideration of Flood Insurance Relief
Feb. 4, 2014 Waters Calls for Immediate Passage of Legislation to Delay Flood Insurance Rate Hikes
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Feb. 4, 2014 Waters Calls for Immediate Passage of Legislation to Delay Flood Insurance Rate Hikes
Jan. 30, 2014 Senate Passes Critical Flood Insurance Legislation
Jan. 27, 2014 Waters Applauds Senate Vote on Flood Bill
Jan. 27, 2014 Waters Applauds Senate Vote on Flood Bill
Jan. 15, 2014 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 3547, Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act; Providing for Processing during the Period from January 17, 2014, through January 24, 2014; and for other Purposes
Dec. 19, 2013 CFPB Announces Billions in Relief to Homeowners
Dec. 13, 2013 Waters Encouraged by Improvements at FHA
Dec. 10, 2013 Waters Statement on Confirmation of Mel Watt as Director of FHFA
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader, - Confirmation of Mel Watt
Nov. 6, 2013 Waters named HousingWire 2013 Woman of Influence
Nov. 5, 2013 Congresswoman Waters Discusses Need for Housing Finance Reform at Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Forum
Oct. 31, 2013 Waters' Statement on Senate Blockage of Mel Watt to Lead FHFA
Oct. 29, 2013 Menendez, Isakson Lead Bipartisan Coalition to Protect Homeowners From Flood Insurance Rate Spike
Oct. 29, 2013 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - FHA Bailout
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Acting Director Edward DeMarco, Federal Housing Finance Agency - Do Not Lower Conforming Loan Limits
Sept. 27, 2013 Waters Statement on FHA Reserves Shortfall
Sept. 18, 2013 The Hill - Stabilizing Neighborhoods by Rebuilding Communities
Sept. 12, 2013 Hearing of the Housing Financial Services Committee - Semi-Annual Report of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Sept. 10, 2013 American Banker - Waters to Release Rival GSE Bill
Aug. 29, 2013 Eight Years after Katrina, Ranking Member Waters Pledges Continued Commitment to the People of the Gulf
Aug. 6, 2013 Ranking Member Waters' Statement on President Obama's Housing Finance Reform Plan
July 24, 2013 Waters Responds to Committee Passage of Bill to End Affordable 30-Year-Fixed Rate Mortgage
July 24, 2013 Waters Responds to Committee Passage of Bill to End Affordable 30-Year-Fixed Rate Mortgage
July 22, 2013 American Banker - 'Consumer Mortgage Choice Act' Takes Away Consumers' Choices
July 18, 2013 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - A Legislative Proposal to Protect American Taxpayers and Homeowners by Creating a Sustainable Housing Finance System
July 18, 2013 Financial Services Democrats Release Principles on Housing Finance Reform
July 18, 2013 Financial Services Democrats Release Principles on Housing Finance Reform
July 11, 2013 Ranking Member Waters' Statement on Republican House Finance Reform Proposal
July 3, 2013 Letter to the FEMA Administrator William Craig Fugate - Keep Flood Insurance Rates Affordable
June 28, 2013 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - A Way Forward for Housing Finance Reform: Finding Sustainable Solutions to Ensure Access, Affordability, and Taxpayer Protection
June 27, 2013 Waters Applauds Watt's Testimony, Calls for Senate Prompt Action on His Nomination
June 18, 2013 Letter to Special Inspector General Christy Romero, Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke, and Comptroller of Currency Thomas Curry - Investigation of Mortgage Servicers Who Benefitted by Misleading Borrowers Eligible for HAMP
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