Representative Torres Leads 106 Colleagues in Letter to House Leadership Urging Inclusion of Affordable Housing Resources in Infrastructure Package

Representative Ritchie Torres (D-NY) led 106 of his colleagues in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) urging the inclusion of affordable housing resources in the upcoming infrastructure package. The letter calls for the HoUSed campaign’s top priorities to be included in the bill: multi-year, mandatory funding for housing vouchers to pave the way to universal housing assistance; at least $70 billion to address the capital repair backlog in public housing; and $45 billion for the national Housing Trust Fund to construct and preserve housing affordable to the lowest-income people.

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