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Brian Higgins' Public Statements on Issue: Housing and Property

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 26, Democratic
Date Title
April 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee and the Hon. David Price, Ranking Member - Funding Request for Community Development Block Grants
Oct. 20, 2016 Mayors of Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Lockport and Tonawanda Announce Success in Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness
March 15, 2016 Higgins Announces $7.75 Million to Address Work Ending Homelessness in Western New York
Sept. 29, 2015 Senator Schumer & Congressman Higgins Call For Re-Use of Dillon Courthouse; Urge GSA to Guard Against Land Speculation and Warehousing - and Factor-In Community and Economic Impact in Divestiure of Federal Buildings
Sept. 29, 2015 Letter to Administrator Roth, General Services Administration - Developer Proposals fo Dillon Courthouse
July 24, 2015 Higgins Announces Vacant Homes Act of 2015
May 20, 2015 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - TRID Regulation
May 18, 2015 Congressman Higgins & Mayor Brown Join Federal Home Loan Bank of New York in Announcing $300,000 for Bellamy Commons
May 12, 2015 Governor Cuomo Announces $141.3 Million to Build and Preserve Affordable Housing Across the State
May 7, 2015 Congressman Higgins & Federal Home Loan Bank of New York Announce $1.36 Million for The Matt Urban Center's Hope House Project
March 27, 2015 Letter to Chairman Tom Cole and Ranking Member Rosa Delauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Funding of Heating Assistance Program
March 23, 2015 Letter to Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies, David Price, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development and Related Agencies - HUD-VASH Program Funding
Feb. 2, 2015 FHLBNY Awards $1.2 Million in Affordable Housing Grants in Buffalo
Dec. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost Funding for Low Income Heating Assistance Funds
Dec. 16, 2014 Housing Visions, YWCA of Niagara, City of Niagara Falls, NYS Homes and Community Renewal & NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance Host Ground Breaking for Walnut Avenue Homes
Oct. 16, 2014 Higgins Announces $325,000 for Housing Opportunities Made Equal
Sept. 29, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins Announce Erie County Set to Receive$3.4 Million to Remove Lead from Homes
June 11, 2014 Community Development Block Grants
March 19, 2014 Congressman Higgins Announces Nearly $170,000 for Affordable Housing Initiatives in Buffalo
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 23, 2014 Higgins to Introduce Legislation to Encourage US Homeownership by Canadians
Aug. 1, 2013 Higgins Announces Nearly $5 Million in Community Development Block Grant Funding, As Bill Cutting Program by 50% in 2014 is Pulled from House Agenda
July 31, 2013 In Opposition to Cutting Community Development Block Grant Funding
Oct. 18, 2012 Federal Home Loan Bank of New York Awards $2.5 Million in Affordable Housing Grants in Buffalo and Springville
Sept. 11, 2012 Letter to Daniel Tangherlini, Acting Administrator of the General Services Administration - Dillion Courthouse Future Plans
Aug. 29, 2012 Statement by Congressman Brian Higgins on Webster Block Announcement
May 11, 2012 Higgins, State Leaders Want NFTA's 58 Year Hold on Outer Harbor Land to End
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Vacant Housing
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Chairman Hal Rogers, Ranking Member Norm Dicks, Chairman Denny Rehberg and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro
Aug. 30, 2011 Letter to Attorney General Miller
March 28, 2011 Higgins Announces Introduction of the Community Regeneration, Sustainability and Innovation Act
March 4, 2011 West Side Neighborhood Housing Services, Congressman Higgins Announce $68,150 from NeighborWorks America for Community Economic Development
Feb. 24, 2011 Reps. Tim Ryan and Brian Higgins Introduce the Community Regeneration, Sustainability and Innovation Act
Dec. 15, 2010 Higgins Announces Additional $69 Million in HEAP Funds to New York State
Aug. 12, 2010 Construction Begins on Senior Citizen Affordable Housing Development
June 30, 2010 Higgins Votes to Protect Consumers with Passage of Wall Street Reform Bill
June 29, 2010 Higgins Votes To Promote Homebuyers Assistance Bill
June 8, 2010 Higgins Calls for State to Release Federal Weatherization Funds
Jan. 7, 2010 Congressman Higgins Encourages Residents To Take Advantage Of Homebuyer Tax Credit
Jan. 1, 2010 Issue Position: Vacant Housing
Nov. 5, 2009 Higgins Votes To Extend And Expand Homebuyer Tax Credit
Oct. 6, 2009 Congressman Higgins Introduces Legislation To Preserve Historic Homes, Create Jobs
Feb. 23, 2009 Schumer, Higgins Announce Major Push to Bring Pilot Program to WNY to Rebuild & Rehab Vacant Homes
Nov. 1, 2008 Observer - Higgins Takes Case to Voters
Oct. 31, 2008 Congressman Higgins Joins Senator Schumer, Mayor Brown for Ceremonial Local Law Signing of Realigned Flood Zone
Aug. 21, 2008 Congressman Higgins Asks HUD to Develop Funding Formula to Address Vacant Housing Problems in Older Communities Like Western New York
July 23, 2008 Higgins Backs Passage of Housing Bill Providing Tax Breaks for Working Families and Investments in Neighborhood Revitalization
May 8, 2008 Hails Passage of Legislation Echoing Provisions Called for In Higgins Legislation
May 7, 2008 Neighborhood Stabilization Act of 2008
April 25, 2008 Congressman Higgins & Black Rock Riverside Neighborhood Housing Services Announce Housing Initiatives
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