Listen to Renters Speak out about Housing Voucher Discrimination

As bills try to make their way through Texas’ 87th legislative session (2021), ICP and Texas Tenants Union housing choice voucher holders speak out about the voucher discrimination they face while searching for housing.

We need protections against Housing Voucher discrimination. Will you join us? (picture of 3 housing voucher holders speaking into the camera)

(click the above picture to access the video)

Video production courtesy of Texas Housers

  • HB 886: Seeks to repeal the 2015 state law that preempts cities and counties from passing and enforcing local ordinances that would provide protections for housing voucher holders from discrimination

https://capitol.texas.gov/tlodocs/87R/billtext/html/HB00886I.htm

  • SB 265 (companion to HB 1470): Seeks to provide statewide protection against housing voucher discrimination

https://capitol.texas.gov/tlodocs/87R/billtext/html/SB00265I.htm

  • HB 1470 (companion to SB 265): Seeks to provide statewide protection against housing voucher discrimination

https://capitol.texas.gov/tlodocs/87R/billtext/html/HB01470I.htm

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