Tag: national housing law project

John Rutherford Backs Effort to Update Sprinkler Systems in Public Housing

“The Public Housing Fire Safety Act would create a program at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide grants to public housing authorities that wish to retrofit older high-rise apartments. Additionally, it would collect data on the status of sprinkler installations and submit a report to Congress on the presence of automatic sprinkler systems in public housing, with recommendations to improve fire safety,” Rutherford’s office noted.
Val Demings

Val Demings Champions Proposal to End Evictions During Emergencies

Demings introduced the “Federal Disaster Housing Stability Act” and stressed that she brought the proposal out with the coronavirus pandemic in mind.