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Housing & Homelessness

I am dedicated to ensuring that everyone in my district has access to affordable housing.  At a time when the stock of affordable housing is in decline, families spend an increasing amount of their income just to keep a roof over their heads.  It is essential that Congress take actions to support, preserve, and build affordable housing.  As a strong advocate for public housing residents, I support efforts that combine housing market-driven solutions, federal support and state and local initiatives.

I support legislation to protect seniors from foreclosures, make Federal Housing Administration mortgage insurance more affordable, and I back a sense of the Congress that homelessness in America should be eliminated.

The City of Los Angeles has the nation’s largest population of chronically homeless people. This is unacceptable. I introduced the Housing Homeless Veterans Act to address our veteran homeless problem by directing housing vouchers for homeless veterans to areas of the country where they are needed most. As a member of the Congressional Homelessness Caucus I will continue to work to address this growing problem.

February 28, 2023

Barragán, Bonamici, Bush, and Garcia Announce the Congressional Caucus on Homelessness

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December 2, 2021

Barragan on Fentanyl Overdoses Among People Experiencing Homelessness

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August 15, 2019

Rep. Barragan Discusses Housing Crisis in Los Angeles

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July 9, 2019

Rep. Barragán Submits Public Comment to HUD Opposing Proposal to End Public Housing for Undocumented Immigrants

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February 15, 2018

Rep. Barragán Introduces Legislation To Address Growing Homelessness Crisis

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February 13, 2018

Trump Budget Undermines Basic Services, Environmental Protection, National Security, Housing and Homelessness Services

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