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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

11-HR284 on Jan 12, 2011

Bill Sponsorship: Housing Fairness Act
Source: H.R. 284
This Act may be cited as the 'Veterans, Women, Families with Children, and Persons With Disabilities Housing Fairness Act of 2011'. Instructs the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to conduct a nationwide testing program to:
  1. detect and document differences in the treatment of persons seeking to rent or purchase housing or obtain or refinance a home mortgage loan;
  2. measure patterns of adverse treatment because of the race, color, religion, sex, familial status, disability status, or national origin of a renter, home buyer, or borrower; and
  3. measure the prevalence of such discriminatory practices across housing and mortgage lending markets.


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 2. Question 2: Legally require hiring women & minorities Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Civil Rights
  • Headline: Investigate mortgage discrimination in veterans & disabled (Score: 1)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill to investigate mortgage discrimination

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 11-HR284

Sanford Bishop s1oGeorgia Democrat 
Yvette Clarke s1oNew York Democrat 
Emmanuel Cleaver s1oMissouri Democrat 
Norm Dicks s1oWashington Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Barney Frank s1oMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Al Green s2iTexas Democrat 
Raul Grijalva s1oArizona Democrat 
Alcee Hastings s1oFlorida Democrat 
Ruben Hinojosa s1oTexas Democrat 
Mike Honda s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Barbara Lee s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Gwen Moore s1oWisconsin Democrat 
Bobby Rush s1oIllinois Democrat 
Lynn Woolsey s1oCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012) 



Republicans participating in 11-HR284



Independents participating in 11-HR284



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 14
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0


















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