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S. 3250 (115th): Rent Relief Act of 2018

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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

Kamala Harris

Sponsor. Junior Senator for California. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 19, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jul 19, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 19, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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History

Jul 19, 2018
 
Introduced

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

S. 3250 (115th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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