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April 5, 2016

State Advocacy Update – SB 1053 & SB 873 move forward

Senator Leno’s Housing Opportunities Act Approved by Judiciary Committee    On Tuesday, March 29, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved Senator Mark Leno’s SB 1053, the Housing Opportunities Act. This critical equity and anti-displacement legislation would prohibit landlords from refusing applications from renters who wish to use a Housing Choice Voucher, Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) voucher or other federal, state or local tenant-based rental subsidy. NPH is a cosponsor of this bill along with the Western Center on Law & Poverty.…