Rothman Reintroduces Bill to Increase Vouchers

Would authorize 150,000 new
tenant-based rental assistance vouchers

Congressman Steve RothmanOn December 7, 2011, Representative Steven Rothman (D-NJ) introduced a bill to increase the supply of tenant-based vouchers. The bill, H.R. 3603, would authorize 150,000 new tenant-based rental assistance vouchers in addition to providing funding for current vouchers.

Mr. Rothman introduced a similar bill, the Housing Opportunities Made Easier (HOME) Act, in 111th Congress and in the 110th Congress. H.R. 3603 was referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

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