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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements on Issue: Housing and Property

Full Name: Nydia M. Velázquez
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Running, Working Families for U.S. House - District 7
Primary June 24, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Paul Bader
Birth Date: 03/22/1953
Birth Place: Yabucoa, Puerto Rico
Home City: Brooklyn, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Housing
April 25, 2014 Velázquez Announces Funding for BK Housing Advocacy Groups
April 25, 2014 Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Leads a New York Congressional Delegation Letter to HUD on Sandy Funding
April 22, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of United States Department of Housing and Urban Development - Department of Housing and Urban Development Rebuilding Budget
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Confirmation of Mel Watt
Sept. 4, 2013 Letter to Commissioner Mathew Wambua, NY Department of Housing Preservation and Development - Section 8 Housing
July 30, 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
April 26, 2013 Governor Cuomo and HUD Announce Approval of New York State's Disaster Recovery Action Plan
March 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary Napolitano and Administrator Fugate - FEMA Disaster Recovery Aid for Housing Co-Ops and Condos
Sept. 21, 2011 Velázquez Fights to Protect Housing, Economic Programs
Aug. 30, 2011 Letter to Attorney General Miller
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011--Continuing
July 21, 2010 Financial Regulatory Reform Signed into Law
July 1, 2010 Velázquez Praises Deal to Help Section 8 Families
Dec. 7, 2009 Putting New Yorkers Back To Work
Oct. 7, 2009 Hearing Of The House Committee On Small Business - "The State Of The Nation's Housing Sector: An Examination Of The First Time Buyer's Credit And Future Policies To Sustain A Recovery"
May 21, 2009 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - "The Section 8 Voucher Reform Act"
May 12, 2009 Rep. Velázquez Highlights Benefits of Economic Recovery Bill for New York City Public Housing Residents
May 7, 2009 Predatory Lending Reforms Approved in U.S. House
May 5, 2009 Mortgage Reform And Anti-Predatory Lending Act
April 29, 2009 Committee OKs Comprehensive Bill to Fight Predatory Lending
Dec. 5, 2008 Reps. Velázquez and Towns Urge Greater Participation in Broadway Triangle Project
Oct. 28, 2008 Hearing of the House Small Business Committee: Creating Opportunities for Small Businesses in an Economic Recovery
Oct. 14, 2008 Congresswoman Velázquez Recognized for Work to Preserve Affordable Housing
Oct. 3, 2008 Financial Rescue Package Will Stabilize Credit Markets, Protect New York Families and Small Businesses
Aug. 4, 2008 Congresswoman Velazquez Highlights Resources for New York City Organizations
July 23, 2008 Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008
May 21, 2008 Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008
May 6, 2008 Facilitating Preservation of Certain Affordable Housing Dwelling Units
Nov. 7, 2007 Committee Examines the Economic Impacts of the Nation's Small Firms
Sept. 20, 2007 Panel I of the Hearing of the House Committee on Financial Services
Aug. 16, 2007 Velázquez Applauds Community Effort to Pass Housing Bill Legislation Will Increase Shelter Allowances for Public Housing Authorities
July 10, 2007 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity - Affordable Housing Preservation
Feb. 20, 2007 Schumer and Velázquez Introduce Public Housing Equal Treatment Act of 2007
Jan. 25, 2007 Velázquez Fights to Preserve Affordable Housing for New York City Residents
Jan. 4, 2007 Velázquez Kicks Off 110th Congress with Legislative Package to Improve the Quality of Life for New York City Residents
Oct. 27, 2006 Letter to Assistant Attorney General Wan J. Kim
June 15, 2006 Velázquez Fights to Protect Housing Opportunities for New York City Residents
March 31, 2006 Velázquez Pushes to Preserve Historic Site as City Landmark
March 23, 2006 Velázquez Urges NYCHA Not to Make Up for Funding Shortfalls on the Backs of Residents
Nov. 1, 2005 Federal Housing Finance Reform Act of 2005
Oct. 18, 2005 Statement of The Honorable Nydia M. Velázquez: NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission In Opposition to the Proposed Construction at 20 Henry Street
Feb. 8, 2005 Velázquez Welcomes the Chinese New Year
Oct. 28, 2004 Press Event for Councilman Alan Gerson on the Tenant Empowerment Act
Sept. 21, 2004 In Recognition of Bernard Baruch Houses' 50th Anniversary
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Increasing Affordable Housing
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Supporting Economic Growth
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Housing
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