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Patrick Leahy's Public Statements on Issue: Housing and Property

Full Name: Patrick J. Leahy
Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Sr, Democratic President Pro Tempore
First Elected: 11/05/1974
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marcelle; 3 Children: Kevin, Alicia, Mark
Birth Date: 03/31/1940
Birth Place: Montpelier, VT
Home City: Middlesex, VT
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Jan. 30, 2014 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On Senate Passage Of S. 1926 The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act Of 2014
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Mel Wat, Director Federal Housing Finance Agency - Revisit Affordable Rental Housing
Nov. 5, 2013 Burlington Free Press - Low-income Vermonters Get $18.5M in heating funds
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
Aug. 9, 2013 Leahy Introduces Bill Aimed At Reducing Downtown Building Fires
July 25, 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
June 21, 2013 Leahy Amendment To Limit Border Zone Vehicle Stops And Searches of Private Land Is Included In New Bipartisan Border Agreement
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
March 15, 2013 Bill Introduced In House and Senate To Improve Veterans Groups Access To Surplus Federal Property
Feb. 25, 2013 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Vermont NeighborWorks Groups Garner $427,230 To Help Vermonters Find Affordable Rental Housing
Feb. 15, 2013 Sen. Leahy, Gov. Shumlin Announce Agreement and Funding for the Redevelopment of a State Office Complex Building for Affordable Housing
July 24, 2012 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: 2 New REAP Zone Grants To NEK Will Rehab Low-Income Homes And Refit Them For Energy Efficiency Savings
July 17, 2012 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: $1 M. Veterans Administration Grant to Veterans Inc.
April 4, 2012 Menendez, Reed, Warner, Merkley Lead Call for Federal Housing Finance Agency to Fix Flawed Study on Principal Reductions
March 27, 2012 Delegation Announces Funding to Provide Permanent Housing to 25 Homeless Vermont Veterans
March 7, 2012 Leahy is Part of New Effort to Help Communities Flip Vacant Homes and Commercial Buildings to Accelerate Rebound of Real Estate Markets, Spurring Economic Recovery
March 7, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Examining Lending Discrimination Practices and Foreclosure Abuses
Feb. 9, 2012 Patrick Leahy On Foreclosure Settlement Between The U.S. Department Of Justice And Mortgage Servicers
Feb. 7, 2012 Letter to Edward DeMarco, Acting Director of the Federal Housing Financing Agency (FHFA)
Feb. 7, 2012 Letter to Edward DeMarco, Acting Director of the Federal Housing Financing Agency (FHFA)
Jan. 20, 2012 Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Shumlin: Vermont Nets $21.6 M. in Post-Irene Community Development Funds
Oct. 28, 2011 Letter to Secretary Geithner, Secretary Donovan, and Acting Director DeMarco
Aug. 18, 2011 Delegation Announces $1 Million Grant to Montpelier-Based Institute for Sustainable Communities
Aug. 3, 2011 Letter to Mortgage Servicers
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 13, 2011 Statement Of Senator Leahy At The Groundbreaking Ceremony Of Thayer Commons In Burlington
Feb. 18, 2011 Leahy Comments On Floor Schedule For Patent Reform Act
Feb. 1, 2011 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "Foreclosure Mediation Programs"
Dec. 17, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate & The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader, United States Senate
Nov. 23, 2010 Vermont Senators Seek Home Heating Assistance
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Timothy Geithner, Secretary Of The Treasury
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?
Aug. 27, 2010 Vermont Delegation Supportive of New Public Lands on Lake Memphremagog
Aug. 19, 2010 Delegation: Nonprofit Lenders Get Infusion of Capital
June 23, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight Of The Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator
June 16, 2010 Comment On Senate Passage Of Amendment To Extend Closing Window For Homebuyers Tax Credit
April 23, 2010 Release: Vermont Delegation Comments on Morse Line Proposal
Nov. 4, 2009 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy After Senate Passage Wednesday Night Of The Bill To Extend Unemployment Insurance And To Continue The Homebuyer Tax Credit
June 30, 2009 Vermont Nonprofit Finance Organizations To Receive $6 M. In Stimulus Funds To Leverage Economic Development And Home Ownership
June 24, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury
June 9, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Shaun Donovan, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
April 22, 2009 Rutland Herald - Stronger Tools And Better Watchdogging Needed To Protect Public From Housing, Financial And Bailout Fraud
April 20, 2009 Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009--Motion to Proceed
Feb. 27, 2009 Vermont Congressional Delegation Commends Obama Administration For Prompt Release Of First Funds To Vermont Under The Economic Recovery Act
Feb. 5, 2009 States Should Have More Flexibility To Allocate Funds Under Neighborhood Stabilization Program
Jan. 26, 2009 Executive Session
Dec. 19, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Ben S. Bernanke, Chairman, Federal Reserve System Board of Governors
Nov. 19, 2008 Hearing Of the Senate Judiciary Committee on "Helping Families Save Their Homes: The Role Of Bankruptcy Law"
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