Congresswoman Jackson Lee stands for:
Affordable Housing • Neighborhood Preservation • Responsible Development • Fair Lending
Congresswoman Jackson Lee believes that Americans need access to affordable, quality housing. She supports the federal public housing program as well as city efforts to create mixed-income communities. Jackson Lee has stood with Houston neighborhoods as they have fought for responsible, sustainable development. The Congresswoman has also supported legislation that holds banks accountable for fair lending practices to ensure that all communities have access to home ownership.
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, in conjunction with the Texas Department of Housing Affairs and Community Affairs, hosted a workshop covering the introductory concepts and considerations in applying for housing tax credits in Texas. The goal of the workshop was to encourage community development corporations and faith organizations to take the lead in rebuilding our neighborhoods.