Section 8, the Housing Choice Voucher Program, would reform the Section 8 rental voucher program in three important ways.
- streamline the formula used to determine eligibility,
- establish consumer protection for the tenant, especially in foreclosure or landlord delinquency
- add 150,000 vouchers to the 2010 pool.
Sponsored by Rep. Maxine Waters, with eight (as of 6/11/10) cosponsors: Reps. Joe Baca, Judy Biggert, Steve Cohen, Barney Frank, Ruben Hinojosa, Steve Israel, Barbara Lee, Pedro Pierluisi
NETWORK supports this bill and is seeking cosponsors.