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  • Cantwell, DelBene, Bipartisan Colleagues Introduce New Legislation to Combat Affordable Housing Crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on June 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Housing

    As Washington state and the country continue to grapple with an affordable housing and homelessness crisis, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and U.S. Representative Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today introduced legislation to increase investment in affordable housing and provide more resources and stronger protections for at-risk groups. “It doesn’t matter whether you’re in Spokane or Walla Walla, whether you’re in Yakima or Vancouver, we have a housing crisis in the state of Washington,” said Senato... Read more

  • DelBene Joins Clyburn on Introduction of the Restoring Tax Credits For Affordable Housing Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Housing

    Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene joined U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) in introducing the Restoring Tax Credits for Affordable Housing Act. The Restoring Tax Credits for Affordable Housing Act will restore the 235,000 affordable housing units projected to be lost over the next ten years as a result of the GOP Tax Scam, and the package of bills would dramatically improve access to affordable housing across all income groups. Specifically, the Restoring Tax Credits... Read more

  • DelBene Announces Millions in Federal Grants to Help Homeless Veterans Find Permanent Housing
    Posted in Press Releases on April 10, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Housing

    Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) announced the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is awarding more than 100 housing vouchers for local homeless veterans and their families, worth over $1.5 million dollars. The vouchers going to the King County, Snohomish County, Skagit County and Bellingham housing authorities will provide 163 homeless veterans the ability to find permanent homes. “We have an obligation to care for those who have risked their lives and made painful sacri... Read more

  • DelBene, Smith, Jayapal Introduce Access to Affordable Housing Act
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform, Housing

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today led members of the Washington state delegation representing King County in introducing the Access to Affordable Housing Act to increase the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) by 50 percent. “Making sure that every American has a safe and affordable place to call home is a moral imperative that we must address,” DelBene said. “To help lift families out of poverty and expand access to affordable housing, we need to increase the Low In... Read more