NLIHC and more than 540 national, state, and local organizations sent a letter to President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Paul Ryan, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi calling for urgent action to address the “growing humanitarian crisis” in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The organizations pressed the White House and Congress to provide immediate relief to the people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and to ensure that federal housing recovery and rebuilding efforts are complete and equitable for all individuals and communities impacted by the devastation of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
Members of Congress Call for Investigation of Puerto Rico Recovery Funding Delay, Call for Increased Assistance after Deadly Earthquakes
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) led ten other members of Congress in requesting an inquiry by the HUD Inspector General into whether the Trump administration’s continued delay in providing disaster…February 18, 2020
The following is a review of additional disaster housing recovery developments since the last edition of Memo to Members and Partners (for the article in the previous Memo, see 02/10). Federal…February 18, 2020
The House passed the “Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief and Puerto Rico Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020” (H.R. 5687) by a vote of 235-158 on February 7. The $4.7 billion…February 10, 2020