Hoyer Statement on Housing Bills on the Floor This Week

For Immediate Release:

March 10, 2011

Contact:

Daniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC - Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding Republican housing bills on the Floor this week:

“We need to do more to address the foreclosure crisis in this country, but the Republican housing bills on the floor this week are not the answer. By only proposing to terminate housing programs and not offering any solutions of their own to help responsible middle class American families stay in their homes, these bills are not the way forward. So far, Republicans have not put forth a jobs plan, have not put forth a real health care reform plan and today, it is clear they have no plan to help middle class families stay in their homes.

“I hope that both sides can come together and work on this pressing problem, to help those who have been hardest hit by this crisis and deserve assistance.”

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