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S. 1703: Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019

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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Maria Cantwell

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Washington. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 4, 2019
Length: 42 pages
Jun 4, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jun 4, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 4, 2019. 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)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

45 Mayors Across America Call for Action on Cantwell, DelBene Affordable Housing Bill
    — Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA] (Sponsor) on Dec 9, 2019

Rosen Joins Webinar with Nevada Housing Coalition, Discusses Support for Affordable Housing in Nevada
    — Sen. Jacky Rosen [D-NV] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 23, 2020

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Low-Income Housing Tax Credit
    — Sen. Jacky Rosen [D-NV] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 19, 2019

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Jun 4, 2019

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S. 1703 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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