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H.R. 6314: Emergency Rental Assistance Act of 2020

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To provide emergency rental assistance under the Emergency Solutions Grants program of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in response to the public health emergency resulting from the coronavirus, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Denny Heck

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 23, 2020
Length: 8 pages
Mar 23, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Mar 23, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 23, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

STATEMENT: Trump Administrations Temporary Eviction Moratorium is a Band-Aid, Not a Solution
    — Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA10] (Sponsor) on Sep 2, 2020

Heck Leads Bipartisan Letter to Federal Agency to Reconsider Fee Increase on Homeowners During Pandemic
    — Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA10] (Sponsor) on Aug 21, 2020

Heck Emergency Rental Assistance Passes House in COVID Housing Relief Bill
    — Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA10] (Sponsor) on Jun 29, 2020

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Mar 23, 2020

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