About the bill
H.R. 5735 establishes a demonstration program to set aside Section 8 housing vouchers for supportive and transitional housing for individuals recovering from substance use disorders. This bill would set aside, out of approximately 2.2 million vouchers, the lesser of 10,000 vouchers or .05 percent of all vouchers for use in the five-year demonstration. Eligible voucher recipients would participate in programs that provide evidence-based treatment and workforce development training according to standards established by the HUD Secretary, in consultation with other relevant agencies.
The Section 8 low-income housing program is authorized under Section 8 of the U.S. Housing Act of 1937 and provides individual and project-based assistance. The Housing Choice Vouchers are portable subsidies that eligible low-income families or individuals can use to subsidize their rents in the private market. Housing …
Sponsor and status
Garland “Andy” Barr
Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 18, 2018
Length: 11 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 14, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
10 Cosponsors (10 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“House Passes Barr's Legislation to Fight Opioid Epidemic”
— Rep. Garland “Andy” Barr [R-KY6] (Sponsor) on Jun 14, 2018
“ICYMI: House Overwhelmingly Passes Guthrie Bill in Push to Combat Opioid Crisis”
— Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 15, 2018
“THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - June 15, 2018”
— Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP] on Jun 18, 2018
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What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 5735 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5735. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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