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Vote number 08-HR3524 revitalizing severely distressed public housing
on Jan 17, 2008 regarding bill H.R.3524 HOPE VI Improvement and Reauthorization Act
Results: Bill passed 271-13

CONGRESSIONAL SUMMARY: HOPE VI Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2008:
  • Makes promoting housing choice among low-income families one of the purposes of the HOPE VI grant program for revitalization of severely distressed public housing.
  • Prohibits the award of demolition-only grants
  • Specifies requirements for revitalization plans including:
    1. involvement of public housing residents;
    2. a program for relocation;
    3. one-for-one replacement of demolished dwelling units; and
    4. green developments.

    SUPPORTER'S ARGUMENT FOR VOTING YES:Rep. WATERS: This bill preserves public housing. The administration eliminated the one-for-one replacement requirement in 1996, effectively triggering a national sloughing off of our Nation's public housing inventory. Housing authorities have consistently built back fewer units than they have torn down and, as a result, over 30,000 units have been lost. I urge you to support our

  • Categorized under Budget & Economy



    Democrats voting on 08-HR3524

    Neil Abercrombie YESHawaii Democrat (Resigned 2010)
    Gary Ackerman YESNew York Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam.
    Tom Allen YESMaine Democrat (Retiring 2008)
    Jason Altmire YESPennsylvania Democrat
    Rob Andrews YESNew Jersey Democrat
    Michael Arcuri YESNew York Democrat (until 2010)
    Brian Baird YESWashington Democrat (until 2010)
    Tammy Baldwin YESWisconsin Democrat
    John Barrow YESGeorgia Democrat
    Melissa Bean YESIllinois Democrat (Unseated 2010)
    Xavier Becerra YESCalifornia Democrat
    Howard Berman YESCalifornia Democrat
    Timothy Bishop YESNew York Democrat
    Earl Blumenauer YESOregon Democrat
    Dan Boren YESOklahoma Democrat (Retiring 2012)
    Leonard Boswell YESIowa Democrat
    Rick Boucher YESVirginia Democrat (until 2010)
    Nancy Boyda YESKansas Democrat (Unseated 2008)
    Robert Brady YESPennsylvania Democrat
    Bruce Braley YESIowa Democrat
    Corrine Brown YESFlorida Democrat
    G.K. Butterfield YESNorth Carolina Democrat
    Lois Capps YESCalifornia Democrat
    Michael Capuano YESMassachusetts Democrat
    Dennis Cardoza YESCalifornia Democrat
    Russ Carnahan YESMissouri Democrat
    Chris Carney YESPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010)
    Kathy Castor YESFlorida Democrat
    Ben Chandler YESKentucky Democrat
    Yvette Clarke YESNew York Democrat
    William Lacy Clay YESMissouri Democrat
    Emmanuel Cleaver YESMissouri Democrat
    James Clyburn YESSouth Carolina Democrat
    John Conyers YESMichigan Democrat
    Jim Cooper YESTennessee Democrat
    Jim Costa YESCalifornia Democrat
    Jerry Costello YESIllinois Democrat
    Joe Courtney YESConnecticut Democrat
    Bud Cramer YESAlabama Democrat (Retiring 2008)
    Joseph Crowley YESNew York Democrat
    Henry Cuellar YESTexas Democrat
    Elijah Cummings YESMaryland Democrat
    Danny Davis YESIllinois Democrat
    Lincoln Davis YESTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
    Susan Davis YESCalifornia Democrat
    Peter Defazio YESOregon Democrat
    Diana DeGette YESColorado Democrat
    Rosa DeLauro YESConnecticut Democrat
    Norm Dicks YESWashington Democrat
    John Dingell YESMichigan Democrat
    Lloyd Doggett YESTexas Democrat
    Joe Donnelly YESIndiana Democrat (Senate run 2012)
    Mike Doyle YESPennsylvania Democrat
    Chet Edwards YESTexas Democrat (until 2010)
    Keith Ellison YESMinnesota Democrat
    Brad Ellsworth YESIndiana Democrat (until 2010)
    Eliot Engel YESNew York Democrat/Liberal
    Anna Eshoo YESCalifornia Democrat
    Bob Etheridge YESNorth Carolina Democrat (Unseated 2010)
    Sam Farr YESCalifornia Democrat
    Chaka Fattah YESPennsylvania Democrat
    Bob Filner YESCalifornia Democrat (Mayoral run 2011)
    Barney Frank YESMassachusetts Democrat
    Gabby Giffords YESArizona Democrat
    Kirsten Gillibrand YESNew York Democrat
    Charles Gonzalez YESTexas Democrat
    Bart Gordon YESTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
    Al Green YESTexas Democrat
    Gene Green YESTexas Democrat
    Raul Grijalva YESArizona Democrat
    Luis Gutierrez YESIllinois Democrat
    John Hall YESNew York Democrat (until 2010)
    Ralph Moody Hall NOTexas Democrat
    Phil Hare YESIllinois Democrat (until 2010)
    Jane Harman YESCalifornia Democrat (Resigned 2011)
    Alcee Hastings YESFlorida Democrat
    Stephanie Herseth YESSouth Dakota Democratic (until 2010)
    Brian Higgins YESNew York Democrat
    Baron Hill YESIndiana Democrat (until 2010)
    Maurice Hinchey YESNew York Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam.
    Ruben Hinojosa YESTexas Democrat
    Mazie Hirono YESHawaii Democrat (Senate run 2012)
    Paul Hodes YESNew Hampshire Democrat (until 2010)
    Tim Holden YESPennsylvania Democrat
    Rush Holt YESNew Jersey Democrat
    Mike Honda YESCalifornia Democrat
    Darlene Hooley YESOregon Democrat (Retiring 2008)
    Steny Hoyer YESMaryland Democrat
    Jay Inslee YESWashington Democrat
    Steve Israel YESNew York Democrat
    Jesse Louis Jackson YESIllinois Democrat
    Sheila Jackson Lee YESTexas Democrat
    Eddie Bernice Johnson YESTexas Democrat
    Hank Johnson YESGeorgia Democrat
    Stephanie Tubbs Jones YESOhio Democrat (Deceased, 2008)
    Steve Kagen YESWisconsin Democrat (until 2010)
    Paul Kanjorski YESPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010)
    Marcy Kaptur YESOhio Democrat
    Patrick Kennedy YESRhode Island Democrat (until 2010)
    Dale Kildee YESMichigan Democrat
    Carolyn Kilpatrick YESMichigan Democrat (until 2010)
    Ron Kind YESWisconsin Democrat
    Dennis Kucinich YESOhio Democrat
    Nicholas Lampson YESTexas Democrat (Unseated 2008)
    James Langevin YESRhode Island Democrat
    Rick Larsen YESWashington Democrat
    John Larson YESConnecticut Democrat
    Barbara Lee YESCalifornia Democrat
    Sander Levin YESMichigan Democrat
    John Lewis YESGeorgia Democrat
    Dan Lipinski YESIllinois Democrat
    David Loebsack YESIowa Democrat
    Zoe Lofgren YESCalifornia Democrat
    Nita Lowey YESNew York Democrat
    Steve Lynch YESMassachusetts Democrat
    Tim Mahoney YESFlorida Democrat (Unseated 2008)
    Carolyn Maloney YESNew York Democrat/Liberal
    Ed Markey YESMassachusetts Democrat
    Jim Matheson YESUtah Democrat
    Doris Matsui YESCalifornia Democrat
    Carolyn McCarthy YESNew York Dem./Ind./Working-Families
    Betty McCollum YESMinnesota Democrat
    Jim McDermott YESWashington Democrat
    Jim McGovern YESMassachusetts Democrat
    Mike McIntyre YESNorth Carolina Democrat
    Jerry McNerney YESCalifornia Democrat
    Michael McNulty YESNew York Dem./Cons. (Retiring 2008)
    Gregory Meeks YESNew York Dem./Working-Families
    Charles Melancon YESLouisiana Democrat (until 2010)
    Michael Michaud YESMaine Democrat
    Brad Miller YESNorth Carolina Democrat
    George Miller YESCalifornia Democrat
    Alan Mollohan YESWest Virginia Democrat
    Dennis Moore YESKansas Democrat (until 2010)
    Gwen Moore YESWisconsin Democrat
    James Moran YESVirginia Democrat
    Chris Murphy YESConnecticut Democrat (Senate run 2012)
    Patrick Murphy YESPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010)
    John Murtha YESPennsylvania Democrat (Deceased Feb. 2010)
    Jerrold Nadler YESNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families
    Grace Napolitano YESCalifornia Democrat
    Richard Neal YESMassachusetts Democrat
    James Oberstar YESMinnesota Dem./Farmer/Labor (until 2010)
    David Obey YESWisconsin Democrat (until 2010)
    John Olver YESMassachusetts Democrat
    Solomon Ortiz YESTexas Democrat (Unseated 2010)
    Frank Pallone YESNew Jersey Democrat
    Bill Pascrell YESNew Jersey Democrat
    Ed Pastor YESArizona Democrat
    Donald Payne YESNew Jersey Democrat
    Ed Perlmutter YESColorado Democrat
    Collin Peterson YESMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
    Earl Pomeroy YESNorth Dakota Democrat (until 2010)
    David Eugene Price YESNorth Carolina Democrat
    Nick Rahall YESWest Virginia Democrat
    Charles Rangel YESNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families
    Silvestre Reyes YESTexas Democrat
    Laura Richardson YESCalifornia Democrat
    Ciro Rodriguez YESTexas Democrat (until 2010)
    Mike Ross YESArkansas Democrat
    Steven Rothman YESNew Jersey Democrat
    Lucille Roybal-Allard YESCalifornia Democrat
    Dutch Ruppersberger YESMaryland Democrat
    Tim Ryan YESOhio Democrat
    John Salazar YESColorado Democrat (Unseated 2010)
    Linda Sanchez YESCalifornia Democrat
    Loretta Sanchez YESCalifornia Democrat
    John Sarbanes YESMaryland Democrat
    Jan Schakowsky YESIllinois Democrat
    Adam Schiff YESCalifornia Democrat
    Allyson Schwartz YESPennsylvania Democrat
    Bobby Scott YESVirginia Democrat
    David Scott YESGeorgia Democrat
    Jose Serrano YESNew York Democrat/Liberal
    Joe Sestak YESPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010)
    Carol Shea-Porter YESNew Hampshire Democrat (until 2010)
    Heath Shuler YESNorth Carolina Democrat
    Albio Sires YESNew Jersey Democrat
    Ike Skelton YESMissouri Democrat (until 2010)
    David Adam Smith YESWashington Democrat
    Zack Space YESOhio Democrat (until 2010)
    John Spratt YESSouth Carolina Democrat (until 2010)
    Pete Stark YESCalifornia Democrat
    Bart Stupak YESMichigan Democrat (until 2010)
    Betty Sutton YESOhio Democrat
    John Tanner YESTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
    Gene Taylor YESMississippi Democrat (until 2010)
    Bennie Thompson YESMississippi Democrat
    Mike Thompson YESCalifornia Democrat
    John Tierney YESMassachusetts Democrat
    Ed Towns YESNew York Democrat/Liberal
    Niki Tsongas YESMassachusetts Democrat
    Mark Udall YESColorado Democrat (Senate 2008)
    Tom Udall YESNew Mexico Democrat (Senate 2008)
    Chris Van Hollen YESMaryland Democrat
    Nydia Velazquez YESNew York Democrat/Working-Families
    Tim Walz YESMinnesota Democrat
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz YESFlorida Democrat
    Maxine Waters YESCalifornia Democrat
    Mel Watt YESNorth Carolina Democrat
    Henry Waxman YESCalifornia Democrat
    Anthony Weiner YESNew York Democrat (Resigned 2011)
    Peter Welch YESVermont Democrat
    Robert Wexler YESFlorida Democrat (resigned Jan. 2010)
    Charlie Wilson YESOhio Democrat (until 2010)
    Lynn Woolsey YESCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012)
    Albert Wynn YESMaryland Democrat (Unseated 2008)
    John Yarmuth YESKentucky Democrat



    Republicans voting on 08-HR3524

    Robert Aderholt YESAlabama Republican
    Todd Akin NOMissouri Republican (Senate run 2012)
    Rodney Alexander NOLouisiana Republican
    Michele Bachmann NOMinnesota Republican
    Spencer Bachus YESAlabama Republican
    Gresham Barrett NOSouth Carolina Republican (until 2010)
    Roscoe Bartlett NOMaryland Republican
    Joe Linus Barton NOTexas Republican
    Judy Biggert NOIllinois Republican
    Brian Bilbray NOCalifornia Republican
    Gus Bilirakis NOFlorida Republican
    Rob Bishop NOUtah Republican
    Marsha Blackburn NOTennessee Republican
    Roy Blunt NOMissouri Republican (until 2010)
    Jo Bonner YESAlabama Republican
    Mary Bono NOCalifornia Republican
    Charles Boustany YESLouisiana Republican
    Kevin Brady NOTexas Republican
    Paul Broun NOGeorgia Republican
    Vern Buchanan NOFlorida Republican
    Michael Burgess YESTexas Republican
    Dan Burton NOIndiana Republican
    Steve Buyer NOIndiana Republican (until 2010)
    Ken Calvert YESCalifornia Republican
    John Campbell NOCalifornia Republican
    Chris Cannon NOUtah Republican
    Eric Cantor NOVirginia Republican
    Shelley Moore Capito YESWest Virginia Republican
    John Carter NOTexas Republican
    Steve Chabot NOOhio Republican
    John Howard Coble NONorth Carolina Republican
    Tom Cole NOOklahoma Republican
    Mike Conaway NOTexas Republican
    Ander Crenshaw NOFlorida Republican
    Barbara Cubin NOWyoming Republican (Retiring 2008)
    John Culberson NOTexas Republican
    David Davis NOTennessee Republican (Unseated 2008)
    Geoff Davis NOKentucky Republican
    Tom Davis YESVirginia Republican (Retiring 2008)
    Charles Dent YESPennsylvania Republican
    Mario Diaz-Balart YESFlorida Republican
    John Doolittle NOCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008)
    Thelma Drake NOVirginia Republican (Unseated 2008)
    David Dreier NOCalifornia Republican
    Jimmy Duncan NOTennessee Republican
    Vernon Ehlers YESMichigan Republican (until 2010)
    Jo Ann Emerson NOMissouri Republican
    Phil English NOPennsylvania Republican (Unseated 2008)
    Terry Everett NOAlabama Republican (Retiring 2008)
    Mary Fallin NOOklahoma Republican (until 2010)
    Mike Ferguson YESNew Jersey Republican (Retiring 2008)
    Jeff Flake NOArizona Republican (Senate run 2012)
    Jeff Fortenberry YESNebraska Republican
    Virginia Foxx NONorth Carolina Republican
    Trent Franks NOArizona Republican
    Rodney Frelinghuysen NONew Jersey Republican
    Elton Gallegly NOCalifornia Republican
    Scott Garrett NONew Jersey Republican
    Jim Gerlach YESPennsylvania Republican
    Wayne Gilchrest YESMaryland Republican (Unseated 2008)
    Phil Gingrey NOGeorgia Republican
    Louie Gohmert NOTexas Republican
    Virgil Goode NOVirginia Republican (Unseated 2008)
    Bob Goodlatte NOVirginia Republican
    Kay Granger NOTexas Republican
    Samuel Graves NOMissouri Republican
    Doc Hastings NOWashington Republican
    Robin Hayes YESNorth Carolina Republican (Unseated 2008)
    Dean Heller NONevada Republican (Resigned 2011)
    Jeb Hensarling NOTexas Republican
    Wally Herger NOCalifornia Republican
    Peter Hoekstra NOMichigan Republican (until 2010)
    Kenny Hulshof NOMissouri Republican (Governor 2008)
    Bob Inglis YESSouth Carolina Republican (until 2010)
    Darrell Issa NOCalifornia Republican
    Sam Johnson NOTexas Republican
    Timothy Johnson YESIllinois Republican
    Walter Beaman Jones NONorth Carolina Republican
    Jim Jordan NOOhio Republican
    Ric Keller NOFlorida Republican (Unseated 2008)
    Peter King YESNew York Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life
    Steve King NOIowa Republican
    Mark Kirk YESIllinois Republican (until 2010)
    John Kline NOMinnesota Republican
    Joe Knollenberg NOMichigan Republican (Unseated 2008)
    Randy Kuhl NONew York Republican (Unseated 2008)
    Ray LaHood YESIllinois Republican (Retiring 2008)
    Doug Lamborn NOColorado Republican
    Tom Latham NOIowa Republican
    Steven LaTourette YESOhio Republican
    Bob Latta NOOhio Republican
    Jerry Lewis NOCalifornia Republican
    Frank LoBiondo YESNew Jersey Republican
    Frank Dean Lucas NOOklahoma Republican
    Dan Lungren NOCalifornia Republican
    Connie Mack IV NOFlorida Republican
    Donald Manzullo NOIllinois Republican
    Kenny Marchant NOTexas Republican
    Kevin McCarthy NOCalifornia Republican
    Michael McCaul NOTexas Republican
    Thad McCotter YESMichigan Republican
    Jim McCrery NOLouisiana Republican (Retiring 2008)
    Patrick McHenry NONorth Carolina Republican
    John McHugh YESNew York Republican/Conservative
    Buck McKeon NOCalifornia Republican
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers NOWashington Republican
    John Mica NOFlorida Republican
    Candice Miller NOMichigan Republican
    Jeff Miller NOFlorida Republican
    Jerry Moran NOKansas Republican (until 2010)
    Tim Murphy YESPennsylvania Republican
    Marilyn Musgrave YESColorado Republican (Unseated 2008)
    Sue Myrick YESNorth Carolina Republican
    Randy Neugebauer NOTexas Republican
    Devin Nunes NOCalifornia Republican
    Steve Pearce NONew Mexico Republican
    Mike Pence NOIndiana Republican (Gov. run 2012)
    John Peterson NOPennsylvania Republican (Retired 2008)
    Tom Petri NOWisconsin Republican
    Charles Pickering NOMississippi Republican (Retiring 2008)
    Joseph Pitts NOPennsylvania Republican
    Todd Platts YESPennsylvania Republican
    Ted Poe NOTexas Republican
    Jon Porter YESNevada Republican (Unseated 2008)
    Tom Price NOGeorgia Republican
    Deborah Pryce YESOhio Republican
    Jim Ramstad YESMinnesota Republican (Retiring 2008)
    Ralph Regula YESOhio Republican (Retiring 2008)
    Dennis Rehberg NOMontana Republican (Senate run 2012)
    Dave Reichert YESWashington Republican (Governor run 2012)
    Rick Renzi YESArizona Republican (Retiring 2008)
    Thomas Reynolds NONew York Republican (Retiring 2008)
    Hal Rogers YESKentucky Republican
    Michael Rogers YESAlabama Republican
    Mike Rogers NOMichigan Republican
    Dana Rohrabacher NOCalifornia Republican
    Ileana Ros-Lehtinen YESFlorida Republican
    Peter Roskam NOIllinois Republican
    Ed Royce NOCalifornia Republican
    Paul Ryan NOWisconsin Republican
    Bill Sali NOIdaho Republican (Unseated 2008)
    Jim Saxton YESNew Jersey Republican (Retiring 2008)
    James Sensenbrenner NOWisconsin Republican
    Pete Sessions NOTexas Republican
    John Shadegg NOArizona Republican
    Christopher Shays YESConnecticut Republican (Unseated 2008)
    Bill Shuster NOPennsylvania Republican
    Mike Simpson NOIdaho Republican
    Adrian Smith NONebraska Republican
    Christopher Smith YESNew Jersey Republican
    Lamar Smith NOTexas Republican
    Mark Souder NOIndiana Republican (until 2010)
    Cliff Stearns NOFlorida Republican
    Tom Tancredo NOColorado Republican
    Lee Terry NONebraska Republican
    Mac Thornberry NOTexas Republican
    Todd Tiahrt YESKansas Republican (until 2010)
    Pat Tiberi YESOhio Republican
    Mike Turner YESOhio Republican
    Fred Upton YESMichigan Republican
    Tim Walberg NOMichigan Republican
    Greg Walden YESOregon Republican
    Jim Walsh YESNew York Rep./Ind. (Retiring 2008)
    Zach Wamp NOTennessee Republican (until 2010)
    Dave Weldon YESFlorida Republican (Retiring 2008)
    Jerry Weller NOIllinois Republican (Retiring 2008)
    Lynn Westmoreland NOGeorgia Republican
    Ed Whitfield YESKentucky Republican
    Heather Wilson NONew Mexico Republican (Senate 2008)
    Joe Wilson NOSouth Carolina Republican
    Robert Wittman NOVirginia Republican
    Frank Wolf YESVirginia Republican
    Bill Young NOFlorida Republican
    Don Young NOAlaska Republican



    Independents voting on 08-HR3524

    Sanford Bishop YESGeorgia Former Democrat (until 2010)
    John Boozman NOArkansas Former GOP (until 2010)
    Allen Boyd YESFlorida Former Democrat (until 2010)
    Ginny Brown-Waite YESFlorida Former GOP (until 2010)
    Michael Castle YESDelaware Former GOP (until 2010)
    Artur Davis YESAlabama Former Democrat (until 2010)
    Lincoln Diaz-Balart YESFlorida Former GOP (until 2010)
    Rahm Emanuel YESIllinois Former Democrat (until 2009)
    Tom Feeney NOFlorida Former GOP
    Ron Klein YESFlorida Former Democrat (until 2010)
    John Linder NOGeorgia Former GOP (until 2010)
    Jim Marshall YESGeorgia Former Democrat (until 2010)
    Kendrick Meek YESFlorida Former Democrat (until 2010)
    Harry Mitchell YESArizona Former Democrat (until 2010)
    Adam Putnam NOFlorida Former GOP (until 2010)
    George Radanovich NOCalifornia Former GOP (until 2010)
    Vic Snyder YESArkansas Former Democrat (until 2010)
    Ellen Tauscher YESCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2009)
    Diane Watson YESCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2010)