LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Chinatown Community for Equitable Development (CCED), and the Cathay Manor Resident Council held a march and press conference calling on Federal, State, and Local oversight of the sale of the Cathay Manor Apartments.
This date marks nearly one year since both elevators in the 16-story apartment complex broke down, and when… Read more »
LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Alex Padilla (D-CA) sent a letter urging the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to address substandard housing conditions impacting the residents of the Cathay Manor Apartments in Chinatown, Los Angeles. Specifically, the letter calls on HUD to ensure a transparent process… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »