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January 23, 2015 Press Release

Waters Congratulates LAWA and the City of Inglewood on Reaching Agreement for Residential Sound Insulation

   

September 24, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Announces $4.5 Million Federal Grant for LA County for Residential Noise Mitigation in Lennox and Athens

 

September 24, 2014

 

Washington, DC- Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) announced that the

September 12, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Announces $10 Million Federal Grant for the City of Inglewood for Residential Noise Mitigation

 

September 11, 2014

 

June 10, 2014 Press Release
Last night, on the floor of the House of Representatives, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) spoke in opposition to the Republican Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2015. The bill cuts to historic lows some key housing and transportation initiatives, including the TIGER program, which facilitated the construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor.

Full text of the Congresswoman's remark are below:

June 10, 2014 Press Release
The House of Representatives has adopted a measure authored by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) that would halt the closure of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) multifamily field office in Los Angeles. The measure, which was adopted during debate over a housing and transportation funding bill, prohibits HUD from using funds appropriated to relocate asset management staff  as part of the controversial Multifamily Housing Transformation Initiative, thereby preventing the closure of offices in Los Angeles and other areas of the country.

May 21, 2014 Press Release
Following the House Appropriations Committee's approval of a measure to fund the nation's housing programs, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, blasted Republicans for undercutting important housing programs that protect our most vulnerable populations.

May 9, 2014 Press Release

As a longstanding supporter of efforts to prohibit housing discrimination and promote fair housing choice, today Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), top Democrat on the Financial Services Committee, called on the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assert that continued investment in high-poverty, high-minority neighborhoods is consistent with its goal of furthering fair housing.

May 5, 2014 In The News

Thousands of homeowners will get a pleasant surprise in the mail this summer: checks to (wait for it) compensate them for foreclosure problems they never suffered.

EverBank Financial is prepared to write $1,050 checks to 25,389 of its customers, even though no errors were found in reviews of their foreclosure files, according to a report issued Wednesday by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

April 28, 2014 Press Release

In a room full of representatives of banks, non-profits, community advocacy organizations, elected officials and volunteers, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), top Democrat on the Financial Services Committee, underscored the importance of community banks, minority and women-owned financial institutions, and Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to low and moderate-income individuals and communities.

April 2, 2014 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, released a comprehensive legislative proposal to reform the housing finance market. Known as the Housing Opportunities Move the Economy (HOME) Forward Act of 2014, the legislation ends Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and creates a new, cooperative-owned securities issuer.

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