The Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity of the House Financial Services Committee has scheduled several housing hearings for September.
The subcommittee will hold a second hearing on the draft Section Eight Savings Act (SESA) bill on September 23 at 10 am. SESA is the House Republican version of the Section Eight Voucher Reform Act (SEVRA), which did not pass in the prior Congress. The subcommittee held a hearing on a discussion draft of SESA on July 23 at which NLIHC testified (see Memo, 6/24).
In other work, a hearing on the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is scheduled for September 8at 2 pm. This is the second hearing the subcommittee will hold on this subject. On September 14 at 2 pm the subcommittee will hold a hearing on HUD’s Housing Counseling program.