"I encourage you to introduce and approve a House version of S. 1344 so that more than a fraction of assisted housing residents can benefit from the asset-building benefits of FSS. If new housing providers can adopt FSS for their residents, we can continue to amass evidence on what works to help residents achieve more success. This voluntary program could become a model for using the power of stable,affordable housing to help families achieve their dreams. It would be very impressive in a time of partisan division over so many issues for this Committee to come together around improvements and expansion of a program that makes a great deal of intuitive sense and gives families a tangible path to hope and opportunity. "

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