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February 25, 2005

News Flash: Tenant Relocation Bill Passes Out of House and Senate Housing Committee

February 24th Update: Relocation Assistance passes out of Senate committee!

Now is the time to call your legislators and tell them to support bringing this important legislation to the full House and Senate, and to vote Yes to hold slumlords accountable. You can reach your legislators by calling the Legislative Hotline at 1-800-562-6000.

Previously, on February 17th, the Slumlord Accountability Act (HB 1583/SB 5577) passed out of the State House Housing Committee with an amendment. The vote was 5 to 4—all 5 Democrats on the committee voted Yes, and all 4 Republicans voted No.