Expanding homeownership and ensuring that homeownership remains affordable are critical priorities. We must also work to end homelessness and expand access to affordable housing for all Americans, especially for our veterans and their families.

  • November 2017
  • October 2017
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    Reps. Coffman & Brownley Introduce Homeless Veteran Families Act

    Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Julia Brownley (D-CA) introduced H.R. 4099, the “Homeless Veteran Families Act.” The bill aims to assist community agencies that help homeless veterans with dependents, with housing costs – thus helping keep families together.

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  • May 2017
  • Housing conference calls for new supply, development

    By Joshua Molina Originally Appeared in The Pacific Coast Business Times Some of the region’s most prominent housing experts converged in downtown Santa Barbara on May 19 for an all-day conference hosted by the Coastal Housing Coalition. In the morning’s keynote speech, Matthew Fienup, executive director of the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting at California […]

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  • October 2014
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    Brownley Announces Grants to Combat Veterans Homelessness in Ventura County

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced new tenant-based vouchers to combat veterans homelessness for the Cities of Oxnard and Ventura from the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program, commonly referred to as HUD-VASH. From the FY2014 appropriations for HUD-VASH, the City of Oxnard will receive tenant-based vouchers worth $61,678 and the City of Ventura will receive tenant-based vouchers worth $90,508.

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  • September 2014
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    Bronwley announces nearly $7 million for communities across ventura county

    THOUSAND OAKS, CALIF. — Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced that the County of Ventura and communities across the region will receive nearly $7 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). “This critical funding will help expand economic opportunities across Ventura County, as well as increase the supply of affordable […]

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  • August 2014
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    Brownley announces veterans homelessness grant

    THOUSAND OAKS, CALIF. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced that the VA has awarded the Salvation Army more than $1.7 million to help homeless veterans in Ventura, Los Angeles, and Santa Barbara counties. ”We have a moral obligation to end veterans homelessness and I’m pleased to be able to announce this grant that […]

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    Brownley announces assistance for homeless veterans in Ventura county

    OXNARD, CALIF. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D – Westlake Village) announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded additional housing vouchers to the City of San Buenaventura to help homeless veterans transition into safe and affordable housing. The City of San Buenaventura received […]

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  • June 2013
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    Brownley Takes Stand Against Veterans’ Homelessness

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Representative Julia Brownley (D- Westlake Village) introduced the “Helping Homeless Veterans Act,” legislation to reauthorize homeless veterans programs. “The number of homeless veterans in Ventura County and across the country is absolutely unacceptable,” said Congresswoman Julia Brownley “We have a moral obligation to ensure that each and every man and woman who served […]

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  • Brownley aims to extend services for homeless veterans

    WASHINGTON — Seven programs that help homeless veterans would remain eligible for federal funding for another year under legislation filed Tuesday by Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Westlake Village. The programs are set to expire at the end of the year unless Congress acts. Brownley’s legislation, the Helping Homeless Veterans Act, would not allocate money for the […]

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  • May 2013
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    Brownley Announces More Than $34,000 for the San Buenaventura Housing Authority

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Representative Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded a $34,500 grant to the Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura for their participation in HUD’s ROSS Family Sufficiency Program.  Funds will allow the Housing Authority to hire a program coordinator to connect local residents […]

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