March 24 House Passes Tenant Income Verification Relief Act of 2015 On March 23 under suspension of the rules, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by voice vote - the Tenant Income Verification Relief Act of 2015 (H.R. 233) - which is a bipartisan bill that is co-sponsored by Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) and Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH). If enacted, the bill would allow Housing Authorities (HAs) to conduct triennial recertifications for households where 90 percent or more their income is fixed. Read more
March 23 19 Representatives sign on to MTW Expansion Letter Last week 19 House Representatives signed on to a letter addressed to Chairman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) and Ranking Member David Price (D-NC) of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development requesting the Committee expand the number of eligible participants for HUD's Moving-to-Work (MTW) Program.