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Senate Committee on Housing, Interim - 75th R.S. (1997)

Committee Members
Eddie Lucio, Chair
Rodney Ellis
Florence Shapiro
Carlos F. Truan
Jeff Wentworth
• Monitor the implementation of the provisions of HB 2577, 75th Legislature, Regular Session, passed by the Legislature during the 1997 regular session, regarding affordable housing for Texans, and, if necessary, make recommendations for further legislative or regulatory action.
• Assess the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs' and the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation's effectiveness in serving individuals and families of low and very low income and families of moderate income.
• Study the operation and administration of the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation's mortgage banking activities and lending transactions, and consider whether further legislative action is needed.
• Monitor the developments in federal legislation to transfer responsibility for federal housing programs to Texas. The Committee should evaluate the devolution of federal dollars to the state and make recommendations, if necessary, for legislative or regulatory action.

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