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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

Representing the 3rd District of Ohio

Affordable Housing

 

Beatty on Housing

Owning a home has long been at the cornerstone of the American Dream.

That is why I will continue to support and develop programs that make home ownership more accessible to the average American. This is especially important as Central Ohio remains one of the fastest growing areas of the country. At the same time, we must ensure that renters’ rights are protected and expanded to protect against abusive and discriminatory housing practices.

Highlights of Beatty Work on Housing and Affordability

  • Author of the Housing Financial Literacy Act to provide first-time homebuyers a discount on their mortgage insurance premium if they complete a financial counseling program.
  • Secured $25 million to revitalize Columbus’ Near East side.
  • Supports funding for housing assistance programs.
  • Supports funding for McKinney Vento Homeless Assistance grants.

Read more below, or please contact my office for more information concerning my work and views on Housing.

More on Affordable Housing

Jan 16, 2020 Announcements
Beatty is working hard to ensure more hardworking families, seniors, veterans, and youth have access to safe, secure, and stable housing.
Jan 13, 2020 Press Release
Legislation will help expand and improve financial products and services for customers and communities of color
Jan 9, 2020 Press Release
Cosponsors and votes for measure asserting Congressional authority in military operations.
Jan 7, 2020 Press Release
Beatty urges McConnell to allow votes on the more than 300 pieces of legislation passed by the House in 2019,
Dec 16, 2019 News Articles
State proposal would cap property tax rates at 3 percent per year.
Dec 11, 2019 Press Release
Legislation will help minority-owned financial institutions better serve customers and communities of color.
Dec 9, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Beatty authors the GROW Affordable Housing Act, H.R. 5223.
Dec 4, 2019 Press Release
Beatty led effort to make Buckeye State first in the nation to recognize Rosa Parks Day.
Nov 24, 2019 News Articles
On November 24, 2019, U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty sat down with NBC 4's Colleen Marshall to discuss the ongoing impeachment proceedings as well as her work in Washington to address homelessness.
Nov 22, 2019 News Articles
As you get under the covers tonight, nearly 2,000 people will be trying to find a bed in one of central Ohio’s homeless shelters.

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