Elizabeth Warren's Military Housing Bill To Boost Inspections, Transparency
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Senator Elizabeth Warren and other Democratic lawmakers on Friday proposed a bill tmsnrt.rs/2Dy5aht that offers new protections for U.S. military families facing unsafe housing, following a series of Reuters reports revealing squalid conditions in privately managed base homes.
FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks to supporters in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. March 17, 2019.
REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht/File Photo The Reuters reports here and later Congressional hearings detailed widespread hazards including lead paint exposure, vermin infestations, collapsing ceilings, mold and maintenance lapses in privatized base housing communities that serve some 700,000 U.S. military family members.