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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

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.
Nov 21, 2019 Press Release
Receives prestigious Bruce F. Vento Award.
Oct 23, 2019 Press Release
Financial Services Committee hearing examines Trump's proposal to make home mortgages more expensive.
Oct 23, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Beatty calls out Facebook over discrimination lawsuits.
Oct 22, 2019 News Articles
At the second of two hearings to examine the Trump administration's housing finance reform blueprint, key officials charged with implementing the plan made clear they are abundantly focused on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's capital levels.
Oct 3, 2019 Press Release
Hosts a community conversation entitled, “Rise Together: A Blueprint for Reducing Poverty in Franklin County."
Oct 2, 2019 News Articles
The U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development, and Insurance convened a hearing on September 25, 2019, to discuss the federal Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program, including recently proposed HECM legislation.

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