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Housing Assistance for Veterans Act of 2012

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A bill to establish a pilot program to authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make grants to nonprofit organizations to rehabilitate and modify homes of disabled and low-income veterans.

Actions Overview (1)

09/21/2012 Introduced in Senate

All Actions (2)

09/21/2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
Action By: Senate
09/21/2012 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S6629)
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Johanns, Mike [R-NE]* 09/21/2012
Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] 11/26/2012

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs09/21/2012 Referred to

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Subjects (10)

  • Congressional oversight
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Housing and community development funding
  • Housing for the elderly and disabled
  • Low- and moderate-income housing
  • Residential rehabilitation and home repair
  • Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
  • Veterans' loans, housing, homeless programs
  • Veterans' organizations and recognition

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Introduced in Senate (09/21/2012)

Housing Assistance for Veterans Act of 2012 or HAVEN Act - Directs the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to establish a pilot program to award grants to nonprofit organizations that primarily serve veterans or low-income individuals. Requires such grants to be used to rehabilitate and modify the primary residence of disabled or low-income veterans (at a specified limited or no cost to such veterans). Limits grant amounts to $1 million per organization. Requires the Secretary to direct the oversight of grant fund use. Requires a minimum of 50% matching funds by participating organizations.