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

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
Date Title
Sept. 11, 2017 House Approves Velázquez Amendment Boosting Public Housing Funds
July 31, 2017 Letter to Shola Olatoye, Chair of New York City Housing Authority - Velázquez Presses NYCHA on Lead in Public Housing
June 26, 2017 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee - Hold Hearings with HUD and USDA Regarding the Administration's Budget Request for FY 2018
June 16, 2017 Velázquez on Patton Appointment to Lead HUD Region II
June 12, 2017 Velázquez on Carson Visit to NYSE
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
March 15, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Dr. Ben Carson, Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Director of the United States Office of Management and Budget - Ahead of Budget Release, NYC Lawmakers Press for Housing Funds
March 13, 2017 Letter to Secretary Ben Carson, Department of Housing and Urban Development - Reimbursement Rate Decrease by Department of Housing and Development on NYCHA
Feb. 8, 2017 Velázquez Advances Housing, Insurance Measures
Jan. 4, 2017 Velázquez Introduces Tenant Protection Measure
Nov. 17, 2016 Community Board 7 Endorses Velázquez Housing Bill
Nov. 15, 2016 Velázquez: Thousands of NYC Tenants to be Exempted from HUD Rule
Nov. 3, 2016 Velázquez on AG Suit against Manhattan Landlords
Sept. 23, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Julian Castro, Secretary of the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development and the Hon. Melvin L. Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency - Protect Homeownership for New Yorkers
Aug. 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Julian Castro, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - Congressman Serrano Opposes HUD Rule That Would Cut Section 8 Vouchers for Many Bronx Residents
July 7, 2016 NYCHA Agrees with Velázquez Letter to Queens Landlord
April 15, 2016 Velázquez on East New York Rezoning Plan
Feb. 2, 2016 Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2015
Aug. 17, 2015 Issue Position: Housing
May 12, 2015 Governor Cuomo Announces $141.3 Million to Build and Preserve Affordable Housing Across the State
March 23, 2015 Velázquez Releases Report on GOP Budget and NYC
Jan. 22, 2015 Velázquez Bill Would Help Address Housing Costs
Jan. 15, 2015 Velázquez Announces Affordable Housing Units Retained Sunset Park
Dec. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost Funding for Low Income Heating Assistance Funds
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
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Supporting Economic Growth
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Increasing Affordable Housing
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Housing
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
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