To reform the screening and eviction policies for Federal housing assistance in order to provide fair access to housing, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 43rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 27, 2016
Length: 31 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on April 27, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Apr 27, 2016
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H.R. 5085 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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