The House Committee on Financial Services will mark up H.R. 3700, the “Housing Opportunity through Modernization Act of 2015,” on December 8. The bill includes reforms to voucher inspections, treatment of high-income households in public housing, project-based vouchers, the Family Unification Program, and other housing programs (see Memo, 10/13 ).
The bill was introduced by House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance Chair Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) on October 7. The Subcommittee held a hearing on the bill on October 21. The bill has ten bipartisan cosponsors.
The Committee will mark up six other non-housing bills during the same session, as well as a resolution to establish a task force to investigate terrorism financing.
The December 8 mark-up is scheduled for 2pm ET in room 2128 of the Rayburn House office building. The mark-up will also be webcast via http://financialservices.house.gov/.