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Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

Representing the 30th District of TEXAS

Housing Issues

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Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Johnson released the following statement after the president released his FY2018 budget proposal:

Feb 9, 2016 Press Release

Dallas, TX - (Tuesday, February 9, 2016) -   Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced that President Obama has declared a major disaster for the State of Texas, triggering the eligibility of federal funds to help communities recover from the severe winter storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding that occurred between December 26, 2015 and January 21, 2016.  Congresswoman Johnson has been actively seeking this declaration in order to shepherd  federal resources to  the victims of the devastating natural disasters in and around Dallas County.

Sep 25, 2015 Press Release

Dallas, TX - (Friday, September 25, 2015) -   Today, the 4th Annual Dallas Hunger Summit was held in Dallas by the Dallas Coalition for Hunger Solutions (DCHA).  Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson serves as the chair of the Dallas Coalition for Hunger Solutions whose mission is to empower and educate residents who lack access to healthy food.

Jul 8, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – (Wednesday, July 8th, 2015) – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement applauding the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) introduction of a fair housing regulation entitled Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH), a rule aimed at promoting harmonious, stable and prosperous communities and locales:

Nov 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (Tuesday, November 18th, 2014)— Congressional Homelessness Caucus Co-Chairs Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) made the following statement highlighting National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, which is held the week before Thanksgiving. 

Jul 9, 2014 Press Release

Dallas, TX– (Wednesday, July 9, 2014) Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson met with President Barack Obama and a group of local elected and religious leaders to discuss the recent humanitarian crisis spurred by the influx of more than 52,000 unaccompanied children along the border during the President’s visit to Dallas today. Congresswoman Johnson offered the following statement after leaving her meeting with the President:

Jun 25, 2014 Press Release


Susan sarandon

Susan Sarandon advocates for the need to protect homeless individuals

Mar 12, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC(Wednesday, March 12, 2014) Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson took action to force an up-or-down vote on key legislation that would extend unemployment insurance for more than two million Americans.  Congresswoman Johnson joined her colleagues in signing a discharge petition to bring up the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act (H.R. 3546).  The bill extends emergency unemployment insurance for nearly five million Americans looking for work through the end of the year.

Dec 19, 2013 Press Release
House Republicans in mid-December blocked an effort by Democrats to extend the program before the Dec. 28 cut-off. Congresswoman Johnson reacts to this.
Nov 13, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, as co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Homelessness, held a briefing commemorating National Homeless Awareness month.