Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Housing

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Feb 11, 2016 Newsletter

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Feb 11, 2016 In The News

Housing supporters and a Congressional representative last Friday morning celebrated the passage of legislation that ensures the Coast Guard housing complex in Point Reyes Station is turned into affordable housing.

Feb 2, 2016 In The News

Passage of a bill in the House of Representatives has paved the way for the U.S. Coast Guard to sell surplus quarters in Point Reyes Station to the county of Marin at fair market value for use as affordable housing.

May 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the U.S. House of Representatives has approved his proposal to increase the availability of badly-needed affordable housing in West Marin, by giving the County of Marin exclusive first rights to purchase a roughly 30-acre property in Point Reyes Station currently owned by the Coast Guard. The County intends to work with local partners to repurpose the property as affordable housing and community space.

Apr 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced that the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has approved his proposal to increase the availability of badly-needed affordable housing in West Marin, by giving the County of Marin exclusive first rights to purchase a roughly 30-acre property in Point Reyes Station currently owned by the Coast Guard.

Nov 17, 2014 In The News

The opportunity to turn 36 units of surplus military housing in Point Reyes Station into publicly controlled affordable housing is one local officials should seize.

Rep. Jared Huffman, county officials, local community leaders and West Marin's Community Land Trust Association — or CLAM — are working toward that goal.

The housing was built by the Coast Guard for its crews working at the nearby communications center. But those military households now live elsewhere, living on military vouchers, and the Pentagon has told the Coast Guard to sell the property.

Nov 13, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced federal legislation to increase the availability of badly-needed affordable housing in West Marin. Huffman’s bill, H.R. 5684, would convey a roughly 30-acre property in Point Reyes Station currently owned by the Coast Guard to the County of Marin for repurposing as affordable housing.

May 17, 2014 In The News

As it turns out, having a national treasure for a neighbor can be a pain in the neck.

Mar 14, 2014 In The News

NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger thanked Reps. Ed Royce, R-Calif., and Jared Huffman, D-Calif., for their introduction Thursday of NAFCU-sought legislation to exempt certain residential loans from credit unions’ federal statutory cap on member business lending.

H.R. 4226, the “Credit Union Residential Loan Parity Act,” would remove loans to purchase non-owner-occupied, one- to four-unit dwellings from the calculation of credit union MBLs, which are capped by statute at 12.25 percent of assets. NAFCU is working to encourage House members to cosponsor the bill.

Jan 15, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) released the following statement after voting for the Fiscal Year 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act, H.R. 3547, the omnibus budget bill to fund the government through September 30, 2014. The bill provides $1.012 trillion for the operation of the federal government and avoids a government shutdown. It passed by a bipartisan vote of 359-67.