Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 5.djvu/54

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106 STAT. 3692 PUBLIC LAW 102-550—OCT. 28, 1992 SEC. 116. PUBLIC HOUSING VACANCY SEDUCTION. (a) FUNDING. —Section 14(p)(5) of the United States Housing 42 USC 1437/. Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 14371(p)(5)) is amended to read as follows: "(SXA) Of any amounts available under this section in each of fiscal years 1993 and 1994 (after amounts are reserved pursuant to subsection (k)(l)), an amount equal to 4 percent of such remaining funds shall be available in each such fiscal year for the purposes under subparagraph (B). "(B) Of such amounts available under subparagraph (A) in each suchfiscalyear— "(i) 20 percent shall be available only for carrying out activities under section 6Q); and "(ii) 80 percent shall be available for carrying out this subsection.". (b) SCOPE OF PROGRAM.— Section 14(p)(l) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 14371(p)(l)) is amended— (1) by striking "or that" and inserting ", that"; and (2) by inserting afi«r "6(j)," the following: "or for which a receiver has been appointed pursuant to section 6(j)(3),". (c) VACANCY REDUCTION ASSISTANCE.— Section 14(p)(4) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 14371(p)(4)) is amended— (1) in subparagraph (B), by inserting before the semicolon the following: ", except that the Secretary may provide assistance to a public housing agency designated as a troubled agency for the purposes under this subparagraph only if the Secretary determines that the agency is making substantial progress in remedying management deficiencies, if any, or that the agency has provided reasonable assurances that such progress will be made"; and (2) in subparagraph (C), by inserting before the semicolon the following: ", except that the Secretary may provide assistance to a public housing agency designated as a troubled agency for the purposes under this subparagraph only if the Secretary determines that the agency is mcJdng substantial progress in remedying management deficiencies, if any, or that the agency has provided reasonable assurances that such progress will be made". (d) AVAILABILITY OF ASSISTANCE. —Section 14(p)(4) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 14371(p)(4)) is amended by striking the first comma and all that follows through the second comma and inserting ", subject to the availability of amounts under paragraph (6),". (e) USE OF AMOUNTS FOR ASSESSMENT TEAMS.— Section 14(p)(3) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 14371(p)(3)) is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraph: "(D) The Secretary may use amounts made available under paragraph (6) for any travel and administrative expenses of assessment teams under this paragraph.". (f) ASSESSMENT TEAM.— The second sentence of section 14(p)(3)(A) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 14371(p)(3)(A)) is amended— (1) by striking "and" after "Development" and inserting a comma; and (2) by striking "who" and inserting "and officials of the public housing agency, all of whom".