H.R. 6677 (112th): Common Sense Housing Investment Act of 2012


Dec 18, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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


Keith Ellison

Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2012
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to replace the mortgage interest deduction with a nonrefundable credit for indebtedness secured by a residence, to provide affordable housing to extremely low-income families, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Common Sense Housing Investment Act of 2012 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax deduction for mortgage interest, to:(1) allow, in lieu of such deduction, a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 18, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6677”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1213 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 15, 2013

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