Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez prioritize greening and modernizing buildings, providing community resilience centers, and including resident participation in architectural design and other resilience projects

This bill also proposes strengthening participation in everyday management and policy development through the current structure of elected resident councils. Funding (at $25 per occupied unit) currently covers training, planning, communication, and other activities; all public housing authorities under existing regulations “must work in partnership with resident councils.”