More on Housing

Dec 10, 2013

Statement on Senate Confirmation of Congressman Mel Watt as Federal Housing Finance Agency Director

Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement today on the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Congressman Mel Watt as the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).

Nov 21, 2013

Rep. Karen Bass Releases Statement in Support of Senate Filibuster Reform

Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement in support of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Senate Democrats who reformed the Senate’s filibuster rules to improve the process for approving presidential appointees.

Feb 12, 2013

Statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Address.

Feb 1, 2013

Los Angeles Sentinel: Congresswoman Bass Town Hall and Resource Fair Attracts Hundreds

With thousands of Southern Californians still weathering a tough economy, U. S. Representative Karen Bass held a “Help and Hope Town Hall and Resource Fair” Saturday January 26, at the Crenshaw Christian Center that provided information on jobs, education, healthcare, and home ownership.

Jan 23, 2013

Los Angeles Wave: Rep. Karen Bass to host a community resource fair Saturday

With stark figures that show that every 15 minutes in Los Angeles County a family loses their home, there could be a substantial turnout this weekend for a community event on home loans relief and tax assistance in the run up to the filing season.

Jan 7, 2013

Help and Hope Town Hall and Resource Fair

This event will deliver hands on assistance to homeowners needing assistance remaining in their homes as well as first time homebuyers looking to access the housing market. Counselors will also be available for a host of other community needs such as assistance related too Food Stamps, Healthcare Access and Earned Income Tax Credits for working families with children.

Dec 17, 2012

In Case You Missed It: Rep. Bass Holds Legislative Townhall, Reviews First Term Accomplishments and Honors Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas

On Sunday December 16th Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) held a 2012 Legislative Year In Review Town Hall discussing issues of most concern to her constituents and reviewing legislative accomplishments from her first term in office.

Aug 31, 2012

U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Addresses Housing Crisis in Town Hall, One-on-One Counseling, Workshop for Homeowners

With thousands of California homeowners facing foreclosure, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass held a community town hall and consumer rights workshop to provide residents with one-on-one foreclosure counseling, financial guidance, as well as brief attendees on current legislation in Congress to help homeowners who are facing foreclosure stay in their homes.

Aug 7, 2012

Mortgage Relief Town Hall and Resource Fair

Get connected to a HUD-approved housing counselor that can help you work with your servicer or lender to try to prevent foreclosure, understand your mortgage options, and find a solution that works for you.

Jun 6, 2012

Homeownership Preservation Education (HOPE) Act

In an effort to create a healthy housing market with successful rates of homeownership, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass introduced the Homeownership Preservation Education (HOPE) Act which provides an interest rate deduction on the FHA mortgage insurance premium for first-time homebuyers that complete pre-purchase counseling.

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