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Waters, Financial Services Committee Members to Tour Women’s Shelter, Highlight Need for HUD Homelessness Funding

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Washington, DC, October 20, 2015 | comments

In advance of a hearing to examine the effectiveness of the Department of Housing and Urban Development in light of its 50th anniversary, Ranking Member Maxine Waters (D-CA), will lead a group of Financial Services Committee Members on a tour of the N Street Village – a homeless service provider for low-income and homeless women in Washington, D.C. – to highlight the critical need for investment in programs that support our nation’s most vulnerable populations, and the many ways these programs lead to more vibrant communities.

N Street Village provides homeless and low-income women with comprehensive services, as well as affordable rental housing for low- and moderate-income individuals and families.

The tour will provide Members of Congress with the opportunity to see first-hand how federal housing programs work, and provide unique and important perspectives required to fully understand the challenges American communities face in ending homelessness.

There will be a formal media availability after the tour at approximately 9:00 a.m.

WHO:

Maxine Waters, Ranking Member and Host

Members, House Financial Services Committee

WHEN:

Thursday, October 22, 2015, 8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.


WHAT:

FSC Member Tour of N Street Village, a homeless service provider in Washington, D.C.

WHERE:

1333 N Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20005


RSVP: Media should RSVP to Paniz Rezaeerod at Paniz.Rezaeerod@mail.house.gov to confirm attendance by Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 5 p.m.


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