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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2018

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Community Reinvestment Reform Act of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To make housing more affordable, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
12/11/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (8)

Date All Actions
12/13/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
12/13/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
12/11/2018Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/11/2018Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/11/2018Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/11/2018Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/11/2018Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/11/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 12/11/2018
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 12/11/2018
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4]* 12/11/2018

Committees (5)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Financial Services12/11/2018 Referred to
House Ways and Means12/11/2018 Referred to
House Judiciary12/11/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure12/11/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management12/13/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit12/13/2018 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce12/11/2018 Referred to

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (12/11/2018)

American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2018

This bill addresses housing affordability and access by

  • establishing a Local Housing Innovation grant program to support efforts to remove barriers to affordable housing;
  • reauthorizing and increasing funding for various specified housing programs;
  • establishing a Middle Class Housing Emergency Fund to support the construction of affordable rental-housing units;
  • establishing a down-payment assistance program;
  • establishing a formula grant program to assist borrowers who have negative equity in their homes;
  • expanding the applicability, and increasing the penalties for violations, of certain requirements for financial institutions to help meet the credit needs of lower-income communities;
  • expanding certain protections under the Fair Housing Act; and
  • otherwise revising provisions related to housing assistance.

The bill also lowers estate-tax thresholds, establishes new tax rates above those thresholds, and otherwise modifies provisions related to transfer taxes.