Take Action: Urge Your Representatives to Make Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act (PTFA) Permanent
--- On Tue, 7/3/12, NLIHC <memotomembers@...> wrote:
From: NLIHC <memotomembers@...>
Subject: Urge Your Representatives to Make PTFA Permanent
To: "Lynda Carson" <tenantsrule@...>
Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2012, 11:51 AM
Help Make PTFA Permanent: Sign Onto Letter Urging Your Representatives to Co-Sponsor H.R. 3619More Info The enactment of the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act (PTFA) in 2009 was a major step forward in achieving housing stability for renters living in a property in foreclosure. The Act ensures that most tenants can stay in their homes for the
remainder of their leases or for at least 90 days post-foreclosure. Prior to PTFA, such tenants were often required to move with as little as a few days' notice.PTFA will expire on December 31, 2014 if Congress does not take action to extend the law.Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) has introduced the Permanently Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act (H.R. 3619), which would make 2009’s Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act (PTFA) permanent. Specifically, the bill would:Remove the 2014 PTFA sunset date.Add a private right of action to better ensure compliance with the law.Please help increase the number of co-sponsors for H.R. 3619 to ensure that
tenants continue to be protected at foreclosure. OrganizationsSign the organizational endorsement letter urging your House delegation to co-sponsor H.R. 3619. Once all signatures are collected, the letter will be modified to reflect representatives in your state who have not co-sponsored the legislation.View the letter here.Sign the letter here. Sign by COB July 20, 2012.
constituent letter urging your representative to co-sponsor H.R. 3619.You can edit the letter to include a personal message about PTFA's impact on your community.Click here to view, edit and send the letter, type in your zip code and select "Please Co-sponsor H.R. 3619." If you have any questions, please email outreach@... Thank you for your continued advocacy and action!
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