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Eliot Engel's Public Statements on Issue: Housing and Property

Full Name: Eliot L. Engel
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 16, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1988
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Working Families, Democratic for U.S. House - District 16
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Patricia; 3 Children
Birth Date: 02/18/1947
Birth Place: Bronx, NY
Home City: Bronx, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Aug. 12, 2014 Lowey, Maloney, and Engel Announce Grant to Help 400 Homeless Veterans and Their Families in the Hudson Valley
April 25, 2014 Congressman Engel Urges HUD to Leave Sandy Funding in Tact
April 23, 2014 Congressman Engel to HUD: Leave Sandy Funds Alone
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Sept. 4, 2013 Letter to Commissioner Mathew Wambua, NY Department of Housing Preservation and Development - Section 8 Housing
May 2, 2013 Rep. Engel Says Co-Ops and Condos Are Home and Must Be Helped
April 26, 2013 Governor Cuomo and HUD Announce Approval of New York State's Disaster Recovery Action Plan
March 29, 2013 Letter to Shaun Donovan, US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - Westchester County Classification After Hurricane Sandy
March 19, 2013 Reps. Engel and Israel Join 19 Bipartisan Members to Call on FEMA to Make Co-Ops and Condos Eligible for Storm Recovery Grants
March 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary Napolitano and Administrator Fugate - FEMA Disaster Recovery Aid for Housing Co-Ops and Condos
March 19, 2013 Reps. Israel and Engel Join 19 Bipartisan Members to Call on FEMA to Make Co-ops and Condos Eligible for Storm Recovery Grants
Feb. 13, 2013 Rep. Engel Wants Disaster Aid for All Victims of Superstorm Sandy
May 8, 2012 Rep. Engel -- Safety Must Come First in Dealing with Fracking
May 2, 2012 Engel Announces $278 Million in HUD Grants for New York City
April 4, 2012 Engel Announces HUD Grant Money for District
Nov. 16, 2011 Rep. Engel - Public Housing Protected from Severe Cuts
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Chairman Hal Rogers, Ranking Member Norm Dicks, Chairman Denny Rehberg and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro
Sept. 8, 2011 Letter to Chairman Rogers, Ranking Member Dicks, Chairman Latham and Ranking Member Olver
Aug. 30, 2011 Letter to George Miller, Attorney General
Feb. 11, 2011 Rep. Engel Appalled at Budget Cuts Which Hurt the Poor and Senior Citizens
Feb. 3, 2011 Rep. Engel Gets FHFA to Back Down on Co-Op Fee Increase
Oct. 15, 2010 Rep. Engel Calls For Changes To Co-op Fee Structure
March 9, 2009 Congressman Engel Votes To Help Keep Americans In Their Homes
Nov. 18, 2008 Engel On Economy: Don't Forget State, Local Needs
Sept. 28, 2008 Supporting Restitution for Property Confiscated by Nazi and Communist Regimes
Sept. 24, 2008 Journal News - Region's Reps Wary of 'Blank Check' Bailout
July 28, 2008 Engel Supports Housing Rescue Bill
June 16, 2008 Engel Pushes for Public Housing Funds
May 13, 2008 Engel on Rent Increase: too High and Underserved
April 3, 2008 New York Congressional Delegation Calls for End to Restrictions on Housing Assistance for People With AIDS
March 21, 2008 Engel Statement on Building Workers, Apartment Owners Settlement
Feb. 13, 2008 Engel Describes Democratic Actions to Fight Subprime Crisis
July 12, 2007 Section 8 Voucher Reform Act Of 2007
July 2, 2007 Engel Announces Houseing Subsidy For Spring Valley
June 27, 2007 Engel On Rent Increase: It's Dead Wrong
June 8, 2007 Engel Supports Federal Money For Clearing Brownfields
May 17, 2007 Federal Housing Finance Reform Act Of 2007
April 28, 2006 Engel: Oil Price Gouging about to Hit Home
April 21, 2006 Statement by Congressman Eliot Engel on the Closing of the Woodlawn Fire House
Feb. 6, 2006 Rep. Fossella Leads Bipartisan Effort Urging Allstate to Continue Offering Homeowners Insurance in NYC
May 5, 2005 Engel Supports Lower Rent Increases
Dec. 27, 2004 Engel Blasts Bush Tax Proposal That Will Cost New Yorkers Billions
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