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Today: House Hearing on Veterans Housing Proposal to Feature Testimony from CRL Expert Mitria Spotser

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today at 3 pm et, the House Committee on Veterans Affairs will hold a legislative hearing on a discussion draft bill, the VA Housing Loan Forever Act of 2022. Click here for live video and all hearing documents. Click here for written testimony from Mitria Spotser, a consultant for the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL).

In her testimony, Mitria Spotser states, “[E]nabling the transfer of VA home loan benefits would make homeownership more easily obtainable for many of the families of servicemembers that were denied the ability to utilize the program during their lives and make a significant contribution toward rectifying the damage done by decades of racially discriminatory lending practices that prohibited this nation from keeping its promises to leave no servicemember behind.”

  • What: House Committee on Veterans Affairs hearing on “Discussion Draft, the VA Housing Loan Forever Act of 2022”
  • Presiding: Chairman Mark Takano
  • Witness List:
    • Panel I
      House Majority Whip Congressman James E. Clyburn
    • Panel II
      John Bell III, Executive Director, VA Home Loan Guaranty Service, Veterans Benefits Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
    • Panel III
      Mitria Spotser, Consultant, Center for Responsible Lending
      Richard Brookshire, Co-Founder, Black Veterans Project
      Joseph Sharpe, Director of Veterans Employment and Education, The American Legion
  • Where: Hybrid Hearing – Cannon 360 and Online
  • When: Today, Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 3 pm et

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Press Contact: Matthew Kravitz matthew.kravitz@responsiblelending.org