About the bill
Former New York City gubernatorial candidate Jimmy McMillan was right: “The rent is too damn high.”
Housing prices have really been skyrocketing recently.
The national median home sale price in Q2 of 2022 was $440,300, up +15.0% over the prior year. That’s considerably higher than the +9% Inflation rate during that same period.
Same story with rent. The national median rent in June for the 50 largest metropolitan areas was $1,876, up +14.1% over the prior year.
What the bill does
The HOME (Housing Oversight and Mitigating Exploitation) Act would ban the raising of home or rent prices to a level that’s “unconscionably excessive” during a presidentially-declared housing emergency.
That “unconscionably excessive” determination isn’t quantified in the bill, but would be both determined and enforced by the …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Nevada's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 13, 2022
Length: 13 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on July 13, 2022, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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14 Cosponsors (14 Democrats)
Jul 13, 2022
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Feb 1, 2023
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 702.
H.R. 8360 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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