Houston, TX – June 30, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — On Saturday, June 27, 2015, Congressman Al Green (TX-9), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, and Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II (MO-5), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services Housing and Insurance Subcommittee, held a Congressional Housing and Banking Public Forum.
“It is my pleasure to join my good friend and colleague, Congressman Al Green, for a public forum on housing and banking issues,” Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II said. “As a native Texan, it was my honor to accept this invitation back to my state of birth, and my privilege to participate in this valuable and productive listening session.”
More specifically, the public forum acted as a listening session with the members of the community and, including but not limited to, representatives from affordable housing developers, banks, credit unions, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), housing authorities, professional associations, and realtors.
“I am thrilled by the enthusiastic response of the local community to the public forum. As a Member of Congress, I want to ensure that the diverse voices in the community I represent are heard in Washington, DC. This public forum allowed me and my distinguished colleague, Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, to hear the concerns and priorities of many different groups and individuals,” Congressman Al Green said. “I know going forward that the thoughtful comments by those present will help me better serve my constituents on the Financial Services Committee as well as the House of Representatives.”