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H.R. 3670: Rent Relief Act of 2017

About the bill

Renters currently comprise the highest percentage of households at any time in the past 50 years. With that rate still rising, reflecting increasing demand, rent prices keep increasing commensurately.

This occurs as wages have remained largely stagnant, making rent harder to afford. More than 11 million Americans pay more than half their income to rent.

What the bill does

The Rent Relief Act [S. 3250 + H.R. 3670] would give a tax credit to anybody who spends more than 30 percent of their income on rent plus utilities.

That would ...

Sponsor and status

Joseph “Joe” Crowley

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 14th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 1, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Sep 1, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Sep 1, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on September 1, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Sep 1, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

H.R. 3670 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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