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Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Congress, from most recent to least.

A Proposed Bill Would Give DC More Autonomy Over Development in the City

A Proposed Bill Would Give DC More Autonomy Over Development in the City

Nena Perry-Brown | August 31st 2021

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton re-introduced the National Capital Planning Commission District of Columbia Home Rule Act, which would rescind... read »

Senate Committee Holds Hearing on DC Statehood for First Time in Seven Years

Senate Committee Holds Hearing on DC Statehood for First Time in Seven Years

Nena Perry-Brown | June 22nd 2021

S.51 would still face an uphill battle to passage in the Senate; the House of Representatives passed a version of the bill two months ago for the... read »

White House Advisor Suggests COVID Relief Bill Will Extend Eviction Moratorium

White House Advisor Suggests COVID Relief Bill Will Extend Eviction Moratorium

Nena Perry-Brown | July 27th 2020

Republicans are expected to introduce a bill today that will extend the federal moratorium (and send out another round of $1,200 checks). ... read »

House of Representatives Passes DC Statehood Bill

House of Representatives Passes DC Statehood Bill

Nena Perry-Brown | June 26th 2020

The bill is still expected to fail in the Senate. ... read »

DC Statehood Vote in House of Representatives Scheduled For Next Week

DC Statehood Vote in House of Representatives Scheduled For Next Week

Nena Perry-Brown | June 16th 2020

Statehood has won more support in Congress amid criticism of federal intervention in the recent protests in DC. ... read »

Yes In My Backyard? YIMBY Bill Moves Forward in House Committee

Yes In My Backyard? YIMBY Bill Moves Forward in House Committee

Nena Perry-Brown | February 28th 2020

This morning, the House Financial Services Committee voted to advance two bills which intend to alleviate the nationwide housing affordability... read »

Déjà View: DC Returns to Advocating for Relaxed Height Act

Déjà View: DC Returns to Advocating for Relaxed Height Act

Nena Perry-Brown | October 28th 2019

Relaxed height maximums in DC would require an act of Congress — something which failed a few years ago. ... read »

New Bill Introduced in Congress to Encourage Affordable Housing Investments

New Bill Introduced in Congress to Encourage Affordable Housing Investments

Nena Perry-Brown | June 5th 2019

The bill would expand on previously-passed legislation surrounding affordable housing credits for low-income households. ... read »

Should Members of Congress Receive a Housing Stipend?

Should Members of Congress Receive a Housing Stipend?

Nena Perry-Brown | November 26th 2018

Between housing crises both nationwide and in the DC area, increased attention has been given to how to make it more affordable for regular people to... read »

How the Senate Tax Reform Bill Would Affect DC-Area Homeowners

How the Senate Tax Reform Bill Would Affect DC-Area Homeowners

Nena Perry-Brown | December 4th 2017

In the wake of the U.S. Senate passing a tax reform bill late last week, UrbanTurf summarizes how the bill would impact current and aspiring... read »

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