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Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán

Representing the 44th District of California


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November 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D_San Pedro) today led a letter to Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin in support of the Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program. The letter is in response to the VAs initial decision to realign funding, which presents a threat to the program’s case management component, a key feature of the program. READ MORE...
July 26, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) introduced a bill that will get more vets get off the streets and into rental housing. “Nobody who fought for this country should be without a home,” said Rep. Barragán. “We don’t leave our vets behind, and definitely not without a roof.” The bill is the Housing Homeless Veterans Act of 2017. It prioritizes the allocation of rental assistance vouchers under the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program to areas of the country that have the largest populations of homeless vets with the greatest need for rental assistance.
June 4, 2017 Press Release

SAN PEDRO, CA - Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44), along with her colleagues, Reps. Juan Vargas (CA-51), Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Lou Correa (CA-46), Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Raul Grijalva (AZ-03), visited the Deported Veterans Support House in Tijuana, Mexico on June 3, 2017 and met with veterans who have been deported from the United States.