H R 5937 in Congressional Session 110

Official Summary

 

Bill Number : H R 5937

 

Title : To facilitate the preservation of certain affordable housing dwelling units.

 

SUMMARY AS OF:
5/7/2008--Passed House without amendment.    (There is 1 other summary) (This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)Authorizes the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), upon request of the owner of a multifamily housing project to which specified contracts are subject, to: (1) convert such contracts to a contract for project-based rental assistance under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937; and (2) treat the contemplated resulting contract as eligible for initial renewal under the Multifamily Assisted Housing Reform and Affordability Act of 1997, if certain conditions are met.Deems the owner to be in compliance with income-targeting requirements of the United States Housing Act of 1937 by serving low-income families.Considers each family residing in an assisted dwelling unit on the date of such conversion to meet the applicable requirements for income eligibility and occupancy.

Votes

Title : To facilitate the preservation of certain affordable housing dwelling units.
Votes in the US Senate
This Bill was not Voted in the US Senate
Votes in the US House
Roll NumberVote DateQuestionDescriptionVote Result
2782008-05-07Table Motion to Reconsider To facilitate the preservation of certain affordable housing dwelling unitsP
2772008-05-07On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass To facilitate the preservation of certain affordable housing dwelling unitsP

Sponsors

 
Congressional Sponsors of H R 5937
 
Bill Number : H R 5937

Title : To facilitate the preservation of certain affordable housing dwelling units.

Sponsor: Rep Towns, Edolphus [NY-10] (introduced 5/1/2008)      

ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]:     (Sort: by date)

    Rep Frank, Barney [MA-4] - 5/1/2008

    Rep King, Peter T. [NY-3] - 5/1/2008

    Rep Velazquez, Nydia M. [NY-12] - 5/1/2008

    Rep Waters, Maxine [CA-35] - 5/1/2008

Other Info

Bill Number : H R 5937

Title : To facilitate the preservation of certain affordable housing dwelling units.

 
MAJOR ACTIONS:
 
5/1/2008 Introduced in House
 
5/7/2008 Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by recorded vote (2/3 required): 345 - 73 (Roll no. 277).
 
5/8/2008 Referred to Senate committee: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 
ALL ACTIONS:
 
5/1/2008:Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
 
5/6/2008 5:34pm:Mr. Meeks (NY) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
 
5/6/2008 5:35pm:Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3093-3096)
 
5/6/2008 5:35pm:DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5937.
 
5/6/2008 5:52pm:At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Culberson objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
 
5/7/2008 2:47pm:Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3132-3133)
 
5/7/2008 2:56pm:On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by recorded vote (2/3 required): 345 - 73 (Roll no. 277). (text: CR
 
5/6/2008 H3093-3094)
 
5/7/2008 2:57pm:Mr. Simpson moved to reconsider the vote.
 
5/7/2008 2:57pm:Mr. Welch (VT) moved to table the motion to reconsider the vote (consideration: CR H3133)
 
5/7/2008 3:04pm:On motion to table the motion to reconsider the vote Agreed to by recorded vote: 225 - 190 (Roll no. 278).
 
5/8/2008:Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.