Reps. Gomez, Davis, Peters, & Panetta Introduce Legislation to Help Millions of Struggling Renters

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-CA), Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-IL), Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA), and Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) introduced innovative legislation to help millions of cost-burdened renters at a time when housing costs are skyrocketing as the gap between incomes and housing costs grows. The Rent Relief Act creates a new tax credit for renters that would cover a percentage of t...

Rep. Jimmy Gomez and Rep. Ritchie Torres Introduce the Stable Families Act to Protect Families from Eviction

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Rep. Ritchie Torres (NY-15) introduced The Stable Families Act, which protects our nation's most vulnerable tenants from the destabilizing effects of eviction. Specifically, the legislation establishes an Emergency Housing Assistance Fund program administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development to ensure the federal government h...

REP. GOMEZ SECURES KEY FUNDING PRIORITIES FOR CA-34 IN OMNIBUS PACKAGE

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced the inclusion of $9,093,000 in funding for community projects in California’s 34th Congressional District in the Appropriations funding package for Fiscal Year 2022. Congressman Gomez secured this funding for nine projects, including the L.A. River Ecosystem Restoration P3 Pilot Project, Highland Park Youth Arts Center Renovation ...

REP. GOMEZ CALLS ON CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO OPEN INVESTIGATION INTO POTENTIAL MANAGEMENT IMPROPRIETIES AT CATHAY MANOR

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This week, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) sent a letter to California Attorney General Rob Bonta requesting a California Department of Justice (CA DOJ) investigation into potential management improprieties at Cathay Manor Apartments, a 16-story, 270-unit residential building for low-income seniors in the Chinatown neighborhood of Downtown Los Angeles. “This fall, my office was alerted to unconsc...

CONGRESSMAN GOMEZ, CATHAY MANOR RESIDENTS HOST PRESS CONFERENCE TO CALL FOR THE REMOVAL OF DON G. TOY, CEO AND PRESIDENT OF C.C.O.A HOUSING CORPORATION

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined residents and community leaders at a press conference at Cathay Manor Apartments to call for the resignation of Don G. Toy, Chief Executive Officer and President of C.C.O.A Housing Corporation. Cathay Manor, a 16-story, 270-unit residential apartment building, is owned and operated by the C.C.O.A. Housing Corporation, a nonprofit entity t...

REP. JIMMY GOMEZ ISSUES STATEMENT ON HOUSE PASSAGE OF THE BUILD BACK BETTER ACT

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WASHINGTON – Following the passage of the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) issued the following statement: “With the House passage of the historic Build Back Better Act, we have prioritized investments in our people and our planet. From combatting the climate crisis to supporting the needs of working families, children, and old...

Rep. Jimmy Gomez Urges Action From HUD to Improve Housing Conditions for Low-Income Seniors at Cathay Manor Apartments

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge urging the Department to take immediate action to address substandard housing conditions impacting residents of the Cathay Manor Apartments in the Chinatown neighborhood of Downtown Los Angeles. The 270-unit, 16-story apartment building is home to ...

Gomez, Bush, Warren, Democratic Colleagues Introduce the Keeping Renters Safe Act of 2021

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and over three dozen colleagues in introducing the Keeping Renters Safe Act of 2021 to enact an urgently needed nationwide eviction moratorium. In direct response to the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down President Biden’s initial eviction moratorium on the grounds that...

Rep. Jimmy Gomez Advances Key Housing and Climate Priorities in the Build Back Better Act

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WASHINGTON – Following a days-long Committee on Ways and Means markup of the Build Back Better Act, a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package that makes significant federal investments in our country’s human infrastructure, Racial Equity Initiative Co-Chair Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) issued the following statement: “The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified how existing systemic barriers work a...

Reps. Gomez and DelBene Introduce Legislation Advancing Equity in Affordable Housing

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Suzan DelBene (D-WA) introduced the Affordable Housing Equity Act, a bill that enhances the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) to directly incentivize the development of affordable housing for extremely low income (ELI) households. The Affordable Housing Equity Act provides a basis boost of up to 50% for residential units that house EL...

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