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

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 »

How the Two Tax Bills Would Affect the Local and National Housing Markets

How the Two Tax Bills Would Affect the Local and National Housing Markets

Nena Perry-Brown | November 13th 2017

In light of the US Senate putting forth its own version of a tax reform bill, here's a closer look at how that bill and the one released by the House... read »

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