H.R. 5830 (112th): Housing for Heroes Act


May 18, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 18, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Reichert

Representative for Washington's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 18, 2012
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to enable certain non-profit organizations that serve homeless veterans to participate in the Grants and Per Diem Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide transitional housing or other facilities for homeless veterans.

Summary (CRS)

5/18/2012--Introduced.Housing for Heroes Act - Prohibits grants made by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) under homeless veterans' comprehensive services programs (outreach, rehabilitation, vocational counseling and training, and transitional housing ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 18, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5830”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (6R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2559 (Related)
Helping Homeless Heroes Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 15, 2011

S. 914 (Related)
Veterans Programs Improvement Act of 2011

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 29, 2011

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