United States Senate Banking Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development


United States Senate Banking Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development

The Senate Banking Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development is one of five subcommittees within the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Jurisdiction

The Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development is the primary oversight committee for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The subcommittee oversees urban mass transit systems and general urban affairs and development issues, HUD community development programs; the Federal Housing Administration; the Rural Housing Service; and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, federal corporations that help Americans with the costs of homeownership. The subcommittee also oversees all issues related to public and private housing, senior housing, nursing home construction, and Indian housing issues.

Members, 110th Congress

The Committee is chaired by Democrat Chuck Schumer of New York, and the Ranking Minority member is Republican Mike Crapo of Idaho.

ee also

U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity

External links

* [http://banking.senate.gov/ U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs]
*Senate Banking Committee [http://banking.senate.gov/index.cfm?FuseAction=Information.Subcommittees subcommittee list and membership page]


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