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S.1106: Sensible Accounting to Value Energy Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about housing and community development
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Sponsor Michael Bennet, D-Colo.
Total Cosponsors 6 (3 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced June 6, 2013
Latest Major Action May 7, 2014
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Bill Summary

Sensible Accounting to Value Energy Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to develop and issue guidelines for all federal mortgage agencies (including the Federal National Mortgage Association [Fannie Mae], the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation [Freddie Mac], and any affiliates) to implement enhanced loan eligibility requirements, for use when testing the ability of a loan applicant to repay a covered loan, that account for the expected energy cost savings for a loan applicant at a subject property.

Directs the Secretary to issue guidelines for how covered agencies shall determine: (1) the maximum permitted loan amount based on the value of the property for all covered loans made on properties with an energy efficiency report, and (2) the estimated energy savings for properties with such a report.

Amends the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 to require standards for the performance of real...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 7, 2014 Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Policy. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-466.
June 6, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.