H.R. 385: HAVEN Act

Introduced:
Jan 23, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
See Instead:

H.R. 3743 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Dec 12, 2013

S. 1387 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jul 30, 2013

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Sponsor
Al Green
Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Jan 23, 2013
Length
11 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 6381 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 12, 2012

H.R. 3743 (Related)
HAVEN Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 12, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 23, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Jan 23, 2013
Referred to Committee Jan 23, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

5% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To establish a pilot program to authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make grants to nonprofit organizations to rehabilitate and modify homes of disabled and low-income veterans.

Summary

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Cosponsors
13 cosponsors (11D, 2R) (show)
Committees

House Financial Services

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Library of Congress Summary

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1/23/2013--Introduced.
Housing Assistance for Veterans Act of 2013 or HAVEN Act - Directs the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to establish a pilot program to award grants to nonprofit organizations that primarily serve veterans or low-income individuals.
Requires such grants to be used to rehabilitate and modify the primary residence of disabled or low-income veterans (at a specified limited or no cost to such veterans).
Limits grant amounts to $1 million per organization.
Requires the Secretary to direct the oversight of grant fund use.
Requires a minimum of 50% matching funds by participating organizations.

House Republican Conference Summary

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