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Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act of 2019

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A bill to authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to carry out a housing choice voucher mobility demonstration to encourage families receiving the voucher assistance to move to lower-poverty areas and expand access to opportunity areas.


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01/31/2019Introduced in Senate

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01/31/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
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Cosponsors (5)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD]* 01/31/2019
Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL]* 01/31/2019
Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]* 01/31/2019
Sen. Blunt, Roy [R-MO]* 01/31/2019
Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH]* 01/31/2019

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Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs01/31/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (01/31/2019)

Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act of 2019

This bill authorizes the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to implement a mobility demonstration program to enable public housing agencies (PHAs) to administer housing-choice rental-assistance vouchers in a manner designed to (1) encourage low-income families receiving such assistance to move to lower-poverty areas, and (2) expand access to opportunity areas.

HUD shall require PHAs applying to participate in the program to submit a specified Regional Housing Mobility Plan.