Committee Members

Republicans


Judy Ward, Chair
David Argall, Vice-Chair
Joe Scarnati, ex-officio
John DiSanto

 
Dan Laughlin
Scott Martin
Mario Scavello

Democrats

Katie Muth, Minority Chair
Wayne Fontana
Timothy Kearney
Sharif Street

Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

 

Senate Urban Affairs & Housing Committees | November 20, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |     [Read More]

 

Joint Hearing of the Senate and House Urban Affairs & Housing Committees | October 30, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. | Hearing Room 1, NOB |     [Read More]

 

Senate Urban Affairs & Housing Committee | October 23, 2019 | Main Capitol, Room 461 |     [Read More]

 

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee | September 26, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. | PSU Altoona, Devorris Downtown Center |     [Read More]

 

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee | June 19, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461 |     [Read More]

 

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee | June 5, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461 |     [Read More]

News

Sep

23

2019

September 23, 2019

The Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee will explore different approaches to dealing with blight during a public hearing in Altoona on September 26. The hearing will be held at the Penn State Altoona Devorris Downtown Center in Room 201 beginning at 10 a.m.   [Read More]

May

22

2017

May 22, 2017

The Senate Majority Policy Committee and Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee will hold a joint public hearing featuring presentations from the City of Harrisburg, WCI Partners and Community Blight Solutions to review ways the state can assist local officials and developers to revitalize the city and all communities dealing with blight.   [Read More]

May

18

2017

May 18, 2017

HARRISBURG – Senator John DiSanto (R-Dauphin/Perry) is bringing in the Senate Majority Policy and Urban Affairs and Housing committees for a roundtable discussion with city officials, local developers and industry experts to find solutions to combat blight and abandonment in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Dec

07

2016

December 07, 2016

Nov

10

2015

November 10, 2015

The Pennsylvania Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee and the Senate Urban Affairs & Housing Committee today held a joint hearing on the issue of Veterans Homelessness at Drexel University.   [Read More]

Nov

09

2015

November 09, 2015

The Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee and the Senate Urban Affairs & Housing Committee will hold a joint public hearing in Philadelphia on Tuesday, November 10, to gather testimony on Senate Bill 38 (Veterans Closing Cost and Down Payment Assistance), Senate Bill 227 (Veterans' Housing Assistance Program), as well as issues surrounding veterans homelessness and housing in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]