Subcommittee Hearing

Safe at Home: Preserving and Improving Federally Assisted Housing

Housing, Transportation, and Community Development Date:   Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Time:   02:30 PM Location:   Dirksen Senate Office Building 538

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON HOUSING, TRANSPORTATION, AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT will meet in OPEN SESSION, HYBRID FORMAT to conduct a hearing entitled, “Safe at Home: Preserving and Improving Federally Assisted Housing.” The witnesses will be: Dr. Dave Jacobs, Chief Scientist, National Center for Healthy Housing, Columbia, MD; Ms. Jennifer Keogh, Deputy Executive Director, Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, Minneapolis, MN; and Ms. Sharon Vogel, Executive Director, Cheyenne River Housing Authority, Eagle Butte, SD.

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Member Statements

  1. Tina Smith (D - Minnesota)
  2. Mike Rounds (R - South Dakota)


  1. Dr. Dave Jacobs
    Chief Scientist
    National Center for Healthy Housing
  2. Ms. Jennifer Keogh
    Deputy Executive Director
    Minneapolis Public Housing Authority
  3. Ms. Sharon Vogel
    Executive Director
    Cheyenne River Housing Authority