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H.R. 7301: Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020

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To prevent evictions, foreclosures, and unsafe housing conditions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Maxine Waters

Sponsor. Representative for California's 43rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2020
Length: 94 pages
Jun 24, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 29, 2020

This bill passed in the House on June 29, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

54% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

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

Rep. Pressley Calls on Gov. Baker to Act With Eviction Crisis Looming
    — Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA7] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 15, 2020

Bill Flores Discusses the Latest from Washington
    — Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX17] on Jul 2, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 7301 will add $50 million in new spending through 2030.


Jun 24, 2020

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Jun 24, 2020
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Jun 29, 2020
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 7301 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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