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Join the movement of owners choosing to make a difference in the HOA industry. Take a moment to contact your lawmakers and cast your vote on proposed legislation that will impact how your association may govern your community.

 

BILLS WE ARE TRACKING

Legislative Bill status: (1) Introduced, (2) Passed House, (3) Passed Senate, (4) To President, (5) Became Law

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

S. 1534: Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2017 - To direct the Federal Communications Commission to amend its rules so as to prohibit the application to amateur stations of certain private land use restrictions, and for other purposes.


H.R. 555: Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2017 - To direct the Federal Communications Commission to amend its rules so as to prohibit the application to amateur stations of certain private land use restrictions, and for other purposes.

H.R. 3015: National Homeowners Bill of Rights Act of 2017 - To amend the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 to provide protections to borrowers, and for other purposes.


H.R. 1689: Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2017 - A bill to protect private property rights.


EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

H.R. 1679: FEMA Accountability, Modernization and Transparency Act of 2017 - To ensure that the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s current efforts to modernize its grant management system includes applicant accessibility and transparency, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1117: An Act to require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to submit a report regarding certain plans regarding assistance to applicants and grantees during the response to an emergency or disaster.


H.R. 2405: Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2017 - To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that houses of worship are eligible for certain disaster relief and emergency assistance on terms equal to other eligible private nonprofit facilities, and for other purposes.


H.R.1684: Disaster Assistance Support for Communities and Homeowners Act of 2017 - An Act to direct the Administrator of the  Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide technical assistance to common interest communities regarding eligibility for disaster assistance, and for other purposes. 


H.R. 2818: Disaster Savings Accounts Act of 2017 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals a deduction for amounts contributed to disaster savings accounts to help defray the cost of preparing their homes to withstand a disaster and to repair or replace property damaged or destroyed in a disaster.


H.R. 3238: Disaster Assistance Equity Act of 2017 - To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to provide assistance for common interest communities, condominiums, and housing cooperatives damaged by a major disaster, and for other purposes.


Housing for the elderly and disabled  

H.R. 472: Safe Recovery and Community Empowerment Act - To amend the Fair Housing Act to better protect persons with disabilities and communities.

H.R. 2472: Disability Integration Act of 2017 - A bill to prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities who need long-term services and supports, and for other purposes.


S. 910: Disability Integration Act of 2017 - To prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities who need long-term services and supports, and for other purposes.

 

HOUSING DISCRIMINATION 

H.R.E.S. 136: Equality for All Resolution of 2017 - A resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals should be protected from discrimination under the law.


H.R. 149: Housing Fairness Act of 2017 - A bill to authorize funds to prevent housing discrimination through the use of nationwide testing, to increase funds for the Fair Housing Initiatives Program, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1447: Fair and Equal Housing Act of 2017 - A bill to extend the protections of the Fair Housing Act to persons suffering discrimination on the basis of sex or sexual orientation, and for other purposes.


Housing industry and standards

H.R. 2361: Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act of 2017 - To promote energy savings in residential and commercial buildings and industry, and for other purposes.

S. 73: Housing Accountability Act of 2017 - To provide standards for physical condition and management of housing receiving assistance payments under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937.


S. 160: HUD Inspection Process and Enforcement Reform Act of 2017 - To reform the inspection process of housing assisted by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and for other purposes.

 

finance and DEBT COLLECTION

S. 575: Stop Debt Collection Abuse Act of 2017 - A bill to amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to restrict the debt collection practices of certain debt collectors.

H.R. 134: Home Foreclosure Reduction Act of 2017 - To amend title 11 of the United States Code with respect to modification of certain mortgages on principal residences, and for other purposes.

H.R. 435: The Credit Access and Inclusion Act of 2017: A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to clarify Federal law with respect to reporting certain positive consumer credit information to consumer reporting agencies, and for other purposes.

H.R. 864: Stop Debt Collection Abuse Act of 2017 - A bill to amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to restrict the debt collection practices of certain debt collectors.


H.R. 125: FHA In-Person Servicing Improvement Act of 2017 - to authorize a pilot program to improve asset recovery levels, asset management, and homeownership retention with respect to delinquent single-family mortgages insured under the FHA mortgage insurance programs by providing for in-person contact outreach activities with mortgagors under such mortgages, and for other purposes.


S. 1758: Tenant Protection Act - To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to provide requirements for landlords and consumer reporting agencies relating to housing court records, and for other purposes.


H.R. 402: Fair Access to Credit Scores Act of 2017 - To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to require the inclusion of credit scores with free annual credit reports provided to consumers, and for other purposes.


H.R. 948: Common Sense Housing Investment Act of 2017 - Bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to replace the mortgage interest deduction with a nonrefundable credit for indebtedness secured by a residence, to provide affordable housing to extremely low-income families, and for other purposes.


Residential rehabilitation and home repair

H.R. 1443: Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act - A bill to promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry, and for other purposes.

H.R. 202: Landlord Accountability Act of 2017 - To amend the Fair Housing Act, to prohibit discrimination based on use of section 8 vouchers, and for other purposes.

S. 385: Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act - To promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry, and for other purposes.

S. 1460: Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017 - A bill to provide for the modernization of the energy and natural resources policies of the United States, and for other purposes.