Midterms: Your State’s New Representatives’ Stances on Housing

2018 Midterm election results

Midterms: Your State’s New Representatives’ Stances on Housing

SHARE:

Now that the 2018 Midterm elections are coming to a close, and the majority of the U.S. Senate and House positions have been filled, the question remains: what is your new representatives’ stance on housing? Below you will find an organized list of all the new (non-incumbent) U.S. Senate and House representatives, the issues they campaigned on, and what their current or prior stance on housing is.

Please be aware that this list does not include incumbent representatives that were re-elected.

Click your state to see who’s new!

November 2018 Midterm Election Results Placeholder
November 2018 Midterm Election Results

Now that the 2018 Midterm elections are coming to a close, and the majority of the U.S. Senate and House positions have been filled, the question remains: what is your new representatives’ stance on housing? Below you will find an organized list of all the new (non-incumbent) U.S. Senate and House representatives, the issues they campaigned on, and what their current or prior stance on housing is.

Please be aware that this list does not include incumbent representatives that were re-elected.

Click the dropdown to select a state:

Alabama

No changes to report.

Alaska

No changes to report.

Arizona

U.S. Senate

affordable healthcare, revising VA benefits, pro-military, Medicare and social security, gender pay gap, education, immigration reform, and more

Co-sponsor of HR 650, “Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2015” (source)

U.S. House

District 2: Ann Kirkpatrick (D)

affordable healthcare, social security, infrastructure, and education

District 9: Greg Stanton (D)

affordable healthcare, social security, infrastructure, and education

As Mayor of Phoenix, Stanton joined the “Mayors & CEOs for U.S. Housing Investment” coalition with the goal to form public-private partnerships to fund federal and homeless assistance housing. (source)

Arkansas

No changes to report.

California

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 25: Katie Hill (D)

immigration, taxes, and affordable healthcare

“The growing homelessness crisis is a direct result of the shortage of affordable housing and skyrocketing rents in our communities… it is estimated that California has 1 million units of housing less than it needs, and we must address our nation’s housing crisis at the federal level.” (source)

District 39: Young Kim (R)

the economy and creating jobs, keeping America safe, veterans, immigration, education

District 48: Harley Rouda (D)

tax reform, education, gun control, universal healthcare, and more

Rouda wrote an Op-Ed in the Los Angeles Times advocating for additional federal funding to combat the homeless issue in Orange County. (source)

District 49: Mike Levin (D)

affordable healthcare, sustainable energy, education, women’s and LGBTQ+ rights, gun control, and more

“We must provide more veterans with affordable housing and homeless assistance programs, including expanded HUD-VASH vouchers. No veteran should not have a place to call home, or the support of the community.” (source)

Colorado

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 2: Joe Neguse (D)

sustainable energy, affordable healthcare, minimum wage increase, pro-choice and immigration reform, gun control, education, and more

Former commissioner for the Boulder Housing Authority.

District 6: Jason Crow (D)

gun control, sustainable energy, affordable healthcare, social security, criminal justice reform, and more

“Colorado, along with the rest of the nation, is facing an affordable housing crisis, and I will make increasing the supply of affordable housing one of my primary goals in Congress…We need to leverage government resources in partnership with private sector activity to create new affordable housing based on a multi-pronged approach that supports both for sale and rental housing.” (source)

Connecticut

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 5: Jahana Hayes (D)

education, pro-DREAM Act and immigration reform, affordable healthcare, gun control, equity and LGBTQ+ rights, and more

“I will fight against racism, xenophobia, classism, economic discrimination, housing discrimination…” (source)

Delaware

No changes to report.

Florida

U.S. Senate

Still to be determined.

U.S. House

District 6: Michael Waltz (R)

affordable healthcare, boarder security, education, and taxes

District 15: Ross Spano (R)

affordable healthcare, taxes, education, social security, national security, immigration and more

affordable healthcare, taxes, education, immigration reform, sustainable energy, gun control, and women’s rights

According to South Florida Real Estate News, The Real Deal, “Mucarsel-Powell’s campaign touches on combating sea level rise through investing in infrastructure.”

District 27: Donna Shalala (D)

sustainable energy, immigration reform, affordable healthcare, education, gun control, women’s rights, and more

Former Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Georgia

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 6: Lucy McBath (D)

affordable healthcare, gun control, taxes, education, women’s rights, pro-DREAM Act, infrastructure, and more

“…I support the Equality Act, which would proscribe discrimination of LGBTQ individuals in several areas including in the workplace, housing, and credit and financial assistance.” (source)

Hawaii

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 1: Ed Case (D)

border security, education, social security, affordable healthcare, sustainable energy, and more

As representative of Hawaii in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2002-2007, Case “advocated Section 8 increased funding and expansion, a National Housing Trust Fund, and other enhanced federal affordable housing assistance.” (source)

Idaho

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 1: Russ Fulcher (R)

healthcare reform, taxes, decrease national debt, pro-gun rights, education, boarder security, managing reintroduced Idaho wolves, pro-life, and more

Illinois

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 4: Jesus G. Garcia (D)

universal healthcare, affordable housing, education, and immigration reform

“We must invest in our neighborhoods so there is good and affordable housing, good transportation to jobs, shopping, healthcare and recreation which will keep people in the neighborhoods.  We spend billions on transportation projects but we do not use that for community development.” (source)

District 6: Sean Casten (D)

voter rights, affordable healthcare, women’s and LGBTQ+ rights, education, sustainable energy, immigration reform, gun control, and more

Casten supports the Equality Act which ensures non-discrimination protections against LGBTQ+ Americans in employment, housing, and more. (source)

District 14: Lauren Underwood (D)

affordable health care, gun control, education, sustainable energy, immigration reform and pro-DACA, pro-choice, and more

Former City of Naperville Fair Housing Advisory Commission Appointee (2003-2004).

Indiana

U.S. Senate

pro-2nd Amendment, taxes, job creation, healthcare reform, reduced government spending, border control, increased military, and pro-life

U.S. House

District 4: Jim Baird (R)

pro-military, education, decreased regulations, border security, pro-life, pro-2nd Amendment, and more

District 6: Greg Pence (R)

pro-military, education, decreased regulations, border security, pro-life, pro-2nd Amendment, and more

Iowa

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 1: Abby Finkenauer (D)

pro-union, equal pay, paid family leave, affordable healthcare, pro-choice, education, sustainable energy, social security, immigration reform, and more

“The affordable housing gap stops many families from achieving the American dream, especially in our rural communities. That means fewer dollars invested in the places that need them most. No Iowan should have to wonder if they’ll have to leave the state they love to be able to make a living and build a life.” (source)

District 3: Cindy Axne (D)

raising wages, increasing jobs, taxes, pro-union, affordable healthcare, education, immigration reform, sustainable energy, and more

Kansas

No changes to report.

Kentucky

No changes to report.

Louisiana

No changes to report.

Maine

No changes to report.

Maryland

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 6: David Trone (D)

education, gun control, tackling the opioid crisis, affordable healthcare, women’s and LGBTQ+ rights, criminal justice reform, affordable childcare, and more

“Veterans today are facing many serious challenges with medical care, education, employment, and homelessness. We have a moral obligation to do better.” (source)

Massachusetts

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 3: Lori Trahan (D)

education, affordable healthcare, women’s rights, immigration reform, election reform, gun control, sustainable energy, tackling the opioid crisis, and more

District 7: Ayanna Pressley (D)

affordable healthcare, immigration reform, transportation, education, housing, women’s rights, and more

Pressley has a full housing agenda that seeks to expand affordable housing vouchers, opposes HUD’s plan to raise rents on households receiving Federal rental assistance, increases funding for the National Housing Trust Fund, fund HUD Section 202 Program, and more. See the full agenda here.

Michigan

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 8: Elissa Slotkin (D)

affordable healthcare, combating the opioid epidemic, education, social security, sustainable energy, gun control, pro-medical marijuana and more

District 9: Andy Levin (D)

universal healthcare, education, taxes, sustainable energy, immigration reform, pro-choice, social security, gun control, and more

“Among the things we need to do are: protect the rights of returning citizens in terms of voting, employment, housing and more…” (source)

District 11: Haley Stevens (D)

raising the minimum wage, pro-union, social security, taxes, education, women’s and LGBTQ+ rights, voting rights, and more

“I will take on the Wall Street banks that discriminate against our families and defraud us, and provide a pathway to homeownership so more of our families can have their own piece of the American Dream.” (source)

District 13: Rashida Tlaib (D)

affordable healthcare, combating the opioid epidemic, education, social security, sustainable energy, gun control, pro-medical marijuana and more

Minnesota

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 1: Jim Hagedorn (R)

tax reform, pro-2nd amendment, pro-religious freedom, pro-life, pro-military, boarder security, and more

District 2: Angie Craig (D)

farming and agriculture, women’s rights, education, affordable healthcare, and more

“Among the things we need to do are: protect the rights of returning citizens in terms of voting, employment, housing and more…” (source)

District 3: Dean Phillips (D)

universal healthcare, taxes, social security, gun control, immigration reform, education, pro-choice, sustainable energy and more

“The VA estimates that 40,000 veterans were homeless in 2016. No veteran should be without a place to call home. The VA should fully fund existing homelessness programs and expand coordinated efforts in local communities to identify veterans at risk and to help provide solutions to their housing challenges.” (source)

District 5: Ilhan Omar (D)

education, universal healthcare, immigration reform, sustainable energy, criminal justice reform, LGBTQIA+ rights, gun control, and more

Omar details her vision for housing by fully funding affordable housing and expanding funding for Section 8 vouchers, establishing a national renters’ bill of rights, find new revenue sources to fund affordable housing, and more on this page.

District 8: Pete Stauber (R)

pro-2nd amendment, pro-life, pro-mining, tax reform, pro-military and more

Mississippi

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 3: Michael Guest (R)

taxes and lower regulations, pro-life, pro-military, and pro-2nd Amendment

Missouri

U.S. Senate

pro-religious liberty, pro-life, educational choice, and more

U.S. House

No changes to report.

Montana

No changes to report.

Nebraska

No changes to report.

Nevada

U.S. Senate

pro-LGBTQ+, pro-medical marijuana, affordable housing, immigration reform, and more

Pro-affordable housing. See all relevant news, information, and initiatives regarding housing here.

U.S. House

District 3: Susie Lee (D)

women’s rights, affordable healthcare, education, immigration reform, sustainable energy, gun control and more

District 4: Steven Horsford (D)

pro-choice, women’s and LGBTQ+ rights, education, sustainable energy, voter rights, gun control, and more

New Hampshire

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 1: Chris Pappas (D)

universal healthcare, pro-choice, education, sustainable energy, campaign finance reform, tackling the opioid crisis, immigration reform, pro-DREAMERS, gun control, LGBTQ+ rights and more

Pappas wants to “Expand availability of affordable housing so that New Hampshire can retain young workers, allow individuals to live in the community where they work, and support business growth.” (source)

New Jersey

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 2: Jeff Van Drew (D)

college affordability, equal pay, fishing rights, agriculture, affordable healthcare, immigration reform, net neutrality, pro-offshore drilling, social security and more

“The skyrocketing costs of a college education are saddling many with outrageous student loan debt, which stops young families from becoming first-time home buyers and stagnates economic growth. We must get serious about this financial crisis, and reduce the existing burden so that we can grow our economy.” (source)

District 3: Andy Kim (D)

affordable healthcare, pro-military, campaign finance reform, voter rights, education, net neutrality, gender pay gap and more

District 7: Tom Malinowski (D)

affordable healthcare, tax reform, environmental protections, social security, and more

District 11: Mikie Sherrill (D)

affordable healthcare, tax reform, women’s rights, education, tackling the opioid crisis, gun control, social security and more

Former Outreach and Reentry Coordinator for the U.S. Attorney’s Offices where Sherrill helped those coming out of federal prison find housing, jobs and counseling services. (source)

New Mexico

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 1: Debra Haaland (D)

sustainable energy, universal healthcare, raised minimum wage, social security, paid family leave, gun control, affordable housing and more

“We need to take bold action to address homelessness and our affordable housing crisis across New Mexico and America. Good housing grants us access to good schools, grocery stores, social services, and more. Every American has a right to a roof over their head, and I will work to explore bold ideas to make this a reality.” (source)

education, affordable healthcare, immigration reform, veteran’s healthcare, and more

“Our veterans need to understand the services that are available to them, and we need to provide a full suite of services, including actively connecting veterans to job opportunities and services that combat homelessness.” (source)

New York

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 11: Max Rose (D)

gun control, universal healthcare, tackling the opioid epidemic, education and more

universal healthcare, immigration reform and ICE abolition, campaign finance reform, Women’s and LGBTQIA+ rights, criminal justice reform and more

“Alexandria believes that housing is a right, and that Congress must tip the balance away from housing as a gambling chip for Wall Street banks and fight for accessible housing that’s actually within working families’ reach.” Read more about her stance on housing here.

District 19: Antonio Delgado (D)

affordable, universal healthcare, tax reform, education, sustainable energy, additional VA benefits, women’s and LGBTQ+ rights, and more

“I will continue moving forward to expand equal rights for LGBTQ+ communities, especially in areas like healthcare, housing, employment, and education. I fully support legislation like the Equality Act, which would further ban discrimination, and I would proudly defend marriage equality.” (source)

District 22: Anthony Brindisi (D)

education, healthcare, economy, environmental protections, national security and veterans, the opioid epidemic, campaign finance reform, women’s rights, 2nd amendment protects and common sense reform, social security and medicare.

District 25: Joseph Morelle (D)

universal healthcare, Medicare and social security, women’s rights, immigration reform, gun control, tackling the opioid crisis, and more

North Carolina

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 9: Mark Harris (R)

term limits, education, tax reform, immigration reform, healthcare reform, pro-2nd Amendment, pro-life, pro-religious liberty, and more

North Dakota

U.S. Senate

agriculture, communications and technology, congressional issues, defense and national security, economy and jobs, education, energy, financial services, foreign affairs, health issues, spending cuts and debt, tax reform, transportation, veteran issues

U.S. House At-Large

pro-agriculture, border control and national security, education, tax reform, and more

Signed H.R. 3700, the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2015. (source)

Ohio

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 16: Anthony Gonzalez (R)

taxes, welfare reform, education, immigration reform, border control, pro-military, social security, and more

“Access to affordable capital is how we fund our businesses, homes, cars, and investments. We need to reform Dodd-Frank such that capital becomes more accessible to our small businesses and families. This will allow more Americans to make the smart investments that will allow them to build wealth and provide for their families.” (source)

Oklahoma

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 1: Kevin Hern (R)

pro-life, healthcare reform, border security, pro-2nd Amendment, anti-regulations, and tax reform

District 5: Kendra Horn (D)

education, affordable healthcare, women’s rights, common-sense gun control, rural economic development, and more

Oregon

No changes to report.

Pennsylvania

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 4: Madeleine Dean (D)

affordable healthcare, social security, pro-choice, minimum wage increase, tax reform, gun control, tackling the opioid epidemic, and more

education, affordable healthcare, gun control, women’s rights, social security, minimum wage increase, immigration reform and more

“Mary Gay supports legislation and programs that will lift families up and out of poverty, including: affordable housing, healthcare and nutrition, funding of early childhood education, affordable and accessible childcare, and protecting the Earned Income Tax Credit.” (source)

affordable healthcare, education, campaign finance reform, sustainable energy, pro-choice, and more

“All citizens in our country—regardless of age, race, culture, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic class—have a right to participate in our community. Americans should not have to fear being fired, shunned, denied fair housing or a seat at a restaurant because who they are, what they look like, or who they love.” (source)

District 7: Susan Wild (D)

Medicare and social security, universal healthcare, tackling the opioid epidemic, LGBTQ+ rights, criminal justice reform, campaign finance reform, and more

Aims to pass the Equality Act, which would add “sex, sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of already protected classes.” (source)

District 9: Dan Meuser (R)

pro-2nd amendment, pro-life, tackling the opioid epidemic, border security, anti-DACA, agriculture, and more

District 13: John Joyce (R)

social security and Medicare, border security, pro-life, pro-2nd Amendment, pro-military, healthcare reform, anti-gas tax, and more

District 14: Guy Reschenthaler (R)

pro-military, immigration reform, border security, anti-sanctuary cities, and tax reform

Rhode Island

No changes to report.

South Carolina

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 1: Joe Cunningham (D)

anti-offshore drilling, pro-military, affordable healthcare, sustainable energy, voting rights, pro-choice, women’s rights, common-sense gun control and more

South Dakota

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House At-Large

tax reform, decreased regulations, pro-life, pro-2nd Amendment, agriculture, pro-military, border security, and more

Tennessee

U.S. Senate

border security, pro-free market, decreased regulations, tax reform, data security, pro-military and more

U.S. House

District 2: Tim Burchett (R)

term limits, tax reform, border security, government transparency, decreased regulations, pro-2nd Amendment, pro-life, and more

Broke ground on new affordable housing developments in East Knoxville as Knox County Mayor in 2017. (source)

District 6: John Rose (R)

border security, healthcare reform, pro-2nd Amendment, welfare reform, education, pro-life, pro-military, tax reform, and more

District 7: Mark Green (R)

decreased regulations, reducing the national debt, tax reform, border security, pro-military, healthcare reform, pro-life, pro-2nd Amendment, term limits, and more

Texas

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 2: Dan Crenshaw (R)

border security, pro-military, tax reform, pro-free trade, social security, reduce the national debt, pro-2nd Amendment, pro-life, pro-religious liberty, and more

District 3: Van Taylor (R)

border security, reducing the national debt, limited government, tax reform, healthcare reform, education, pro-life, pro-religious liberty, pro-2nd Amendment, and more

District 5: Lance Gooden (R)

border security, anti-sanctuary cities, healthcare reform, pro-2nd Amendment, pro-life, education, tax reform, and more

District 6: Ron Wright (R)

tax reform, border security, immigration reform, pro-2nd Amendment, education, pro-life, and more

Former member on the Arlington Housing Authority Board of Commissioners.

education, flood preparedness, pro-LGBTQ+, common-sense gun control, affordable healthcare, immigration reform, border security and more

“I support a federal Equality Act that would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes to ensure that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity is prohibited.” (source)

District 16: Veronica Escobar (D)

immigration reform, affordable healthcare, improved veterans’ services, social security, and tax reform

District 21: Chip Roy (R)

healthcare reform, reduced federal spending, border security, tax reform, pro-military, pro-life and more

District 29: Sylvia R. Garcia (D)

women’s rights, tax reform, immigration reform, affordable healthcare

Garcia “held strong and voted against the last budget passed by the Texas Senate because it did little to help public education or access to healthcare for people. Instead, it put additional pressure on local governments. The Houston Chronicle said of the vote, “Sylvia Garcia voted against raising your property taxes. Every other Texas senator voted to hike ’em.”” (source)

District 32: Colin Allred (D)

affordable healthcare, education, gun control, immigration reform, women’s and LGBTQ+ rights, sustainable energy, and animal welfare

Supports the Equality Act, which “would amend civil rights laws to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity with regards to employment, housing, credit, education, public spaces and services, federally funded programs, and jury service–so that everyone can participate equally in all aspects of American life.” (source)

Utah

U.S. Senate

tax reform, minimize the national debt, state-involvement of public land, agriculture, pro-military, and more

U.S. House

Still to be determined.

Vermont

No changes to report.

Virginia

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 2: Elaine Luria (D)

pro-military, affordable healthcare, gun control, social security and Medicare, voter rights, education, and more

“Security means that we are secure in our homes—that we have the means and resources to provide stable housing for our families.” (source)

tax reform, decreased regulation, pro-military, border control, education, healthcare reform and more

“Denver will protect your private property rights and offers vigorous support for the “Private Property Rights Protection Act”. He will fight to end the use of Eminent Domain for private use and should seizure of property occur, the property owner must receive fair compensation.” (source)

District 6: Ben Cline (R)

tax reform, anti-sanctuary cities, education, and more

affordable healthcare, gun control, social security and Medicare, education, immigration reform, pro-marijuana legalization, pro-military, and more

“No person in a free and fair society should make less money, be denied government services, pay more for healthcare, lose a job or housing opportunities, or face discrimination in the community or workplace because of their gender, race, creed, national origin, disability, whom they love, or anything else that defines them.” (source)

District 10: Jennifer Wexton (D)

criminal justice reform, disability rights, education, gun control, affordable healthcare, tackling the opioid crisis, immigration reform and more

Wexton “has fought for increased funding for Intellectual Disabilities (ID)/Developmental Disability (DD) Waiver slots to shrink waiting lists…a focus on patient-centered, community-based centers and housing options, and Medicaid expansion to cover our most vulnerable Virginians.” (source)

Washington

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 8: Kim Shrier (D)

education, sustainable energy, gun control, affordable healthcare, pro-vaccinations, pro-choice, and more

Washington D.C.

No changes to report.

West Virginia

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 3: Carol Miller (R)

Medicare and social security, pro-life, pro-coal, pro-2nd Amendment, and tax reform

Wisconsin

U.S. Senate

No changes to report.

U.S. House

District 1: Bryan Steil (R)

education, pro-military, veteran benefits, affordable healthcare, pro-2nd Amendment, and tax reform

Wyoming

No changes to report.

Subscribe!

Categories

Subscribe for more news and tips!

Share with your friends!

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Linkdin
Share via Email

More Articles from ApplyConnect

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Subscribe for more news and tips!

Share with your friends!

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Linkdin
Share via Email

More Articles from ApplyConnect

Blog Topics

Click the dropdown

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Get Started with ApplyConnect!

The nation’s most trusted tenant screening for real estate agents, landlords, and property managers. No cost background checks available 24/7.

©2018 ApplyConnect. All rights reserved

ApplyConnect marks used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of applyconnect.com. Other product and company names mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

Get Started with ApplyConnect!

The nation’s most trusted tenant screening for real estate agents, landlords, and property managers. No cost background checks available 24/7.

©2018 ApplyConnect. All rights reserved

ApplyConnect marks used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of applyconnect.com. Other product and company names mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.