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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements on Issue: Housing and Property

Full Name: Elijah E. Cummings
Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 04/16/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Maya; 3 Children
Birth Date: 01/18/1951
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
Home City: Baltimore, MD
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Jobs
July 6, 2014 The Washington Post - House Members Try a DIY Preemptive Bipartisanship
April 29, 2014 Cummings Releases Statement on G.A.O. Report of Mortgage Settlement
April 24, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Request Hearing on Mortgage Settlement
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 Cummings Responds to New IG Report Criticizing DOJ's Efforts to Combat Mortgage Fraud
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Finance, Dave Camp, Chairman, House Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member, House Committee on Ways and Means - Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act
Dec. 19, 2013 Cummings, O'Malley, and Maryland Democrats Support the Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act
Dec. 10, 2013 Cummings Applauds Confirmation of Rep. Mel Watt to Lead FHFA
Oct. 28, 2013 Veterans Economic Opportunity Act of 2013
Aug. 1, 2013 Cummings Applauds House Committee Passage of Foreclosure Protections for Servicemembers and Their Families
June 14, 2013 House Passes Cummings Amendment to Help Protect Servicemembers, Veterans, and Their Families from Foreclosure
May 22, 2013 Congressman Elijah Cumming's Column - Afro American: Struggling, But Not Forgotten
May 7, 2013 Top Democrats Introduce Legislation to Protect Military Families from Foreclosure
April 4, 2013 Cummings Responds to GAO Report on Foreclosure Reviews
Jan. 7, 2013 Oversight Committee Requests Briefing on Potential Independent Foreclosure Review Process Settlement
Dec. 21, 2012 Two Maryland Organizations Awarded Promise Neighborhood Grants by U.S. Department of Education
Dec. 11, 2012 Letter to President Obama, House and Senate Leadership
Sept. 27, 2012 Cummings Issues Statement on Inspector General Report That Faults FHFA's Oversight of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Sept. 12, 2012 Cummings Applauds Senate Committee's Passage of Foreclosure Protections for Servicemembers and Their Families Legislation Mirrors Cummings's Military Family Home Protection Act
July 31, 2012 Cummings: "Incomprehensible" that DeMarco Would Throw Away Up to $1 Billion in Potential Savings for U.S. Taxpayers
July 26, 2012 Cummings Issues Statement on DOJ, OCC Settlement Against Capital One for Violating the Rights of Servicemembers
June 22, 2012 Ranking Member Cummings Applauds CFPB on Joint Guidance to Protect Military Families from Foreclosure
June 21, 2012 Hearing of the Economic Opportunity Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Committee - Legislative Hearing on H.R. 4115, H.R. 4740, H.R. 3860, H.R. 5747
May 24, 2012 House Passes Cummings Amendment to Expand Protections for Military Members and their Families from Foreclosures
May 24, 2012 WJZ - House Passes Md. Bill That Will Protect Military Families From Foreclosure
May 23, 2012 Baltimore Sun - Cummings: Stemming Foreclosure and Foreclosure Abuse is Key Priority
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 15, 2012 Three Ranking Members and Others Introduce Legislation to Protect Service Members and their Families From Foreclosures
April 10, 2012 Cummings Issues Statement on DeMarco Speech on the Housing Market
March 23, 2012 Cummings and Tierney Call on DeMarco to Comply with Congressional Request for Information on Principal Reduction
March 20, 2012 Excess Federal Building and Property Disposal Act of 2012
Feb. 9, 2012 Cummings Issues Statement on Mortgage Settlement
Feb. 9, 2012 Cummings Issues Statement on Mortgage Settlement
Feb. 6, 2012 Civilian Property Realignment Act
Jan. 12, 2012 Cummings Welcomes Decision by Fannie and Freddie to Extend Forbearance to 12 Months
Dec. 16, 2011 Top Fed Official Makes Strong Pitch for More Aggressive Housing Policies Including Targeted Principal Reduction Program
Dec. 6, 2011 Ranking Members Respond to GAO Report, Call on Banks to Take Action
Nov. 22, 2011 Cummings Calls for Unredacted Copies of "Engagement Letters" Between Mortgage Servicing Companies and Private Consultants
Nov. 16, 2011 Fannie and Freddie Imposed $150 Million in Penalties on Banks Foreclosing Too Slowly
Nov. 1, 2011 Cummings Encourages Homeowners to Report Mortgage Servicer Abuses
Oct. 26, 2011 FHFA Director Praises Principal Paydown Plan as "Promising" and "Credible"
Oct. 24, 2011 Cummings Applauds Changes to the Home Affordable Refinance Program
Oct. 24, 2011 Cummings Applauds Changes to the Home Affordable Refinance Program
Oct. 21, 2011 Letter to Mr. Edward DeMarco, Acting Director Federal Housing Finance Agency
Oct. 18, 2011 Cummings Commends FHFA Decision to Terminate Faulty Foreclosure Attorney Networks
Oct. 7, 2011 Cummings Lauds Extension in Freddie Mac Forbearance Period for Unemployed Homeowners
Oct. 6, 2011 The Hill - Frustrated Democrats Suggest Top Obama Housing Official Resign
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