Green New Deal for Public Housing

Representative Ocasio-Cortez believes that a stable, safe and affordable home lays the foundation for a prosperous life and a thriving community for all people. This bill confronts America's public housing challenges head-on and turns them into opportunities.

Representative Ocasio-Cortez introduced the Green New Deal for Public Housing Act to establish a prosperous society that provides affordable and modern housing for all. This legislation serves to train and mobilize the workforce to decarbonize the public housing stock and improve the quality of life for all. It is time that our government invests in our infrastructure, our people, and our future.

The interactive map below provides insight into public housing across different congressional districts in the United States. Data for this map was retrieved from the U.S. Census, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Census Reporter.