Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 5.djvu/60

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106 STAT. 3698 PUBLIC LAW 102-550—OCT. 28, 1992 "(1) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary may make implementation grants under this subsection to applicants for the piirpose of carrying out revitalization programs for severely distressed public housing under this section. "(2) ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES. —Implementation grants may be used for activities to carry out revitalization programs for severely distressed public housing, including— "(A) architectural and engineering work; "(B) the redesign, reconstruction, or redevelopment of the severely distressed public housing development, including the site on which the development is located; "(C) covering the administrative costs of the applicant, which may not exceed such portion of the assistance provided under this subsection as the Secretary may prescribe; "(D) any necessary temporary relocation of tenants during the activity specified under subparagraph (B); "(E) payment of legal fees; "(F) economic development activities that promote the economic self-sufficiency of residents under the revitalization program; "(G) necessary management improvements; "(H) transitional security activities; and "(I) any necessary support services, except that not more than 15 percent of any grant under this subsection may be used for such purpose. " (3) APPLICATION. —^/oi application for a implementation grant shall be submitted by an applicant in such form and in accordance with such procedures as the Secretary shall establish. The Secretary shall require that an application contain at a minimum— "(A) a request for an implementation grant, specifying the amount of the grant requested and its proposed uses; "(B) a description of the applicant and a statement of its qualifications; "(C) identification and description of the project involved, and a description of the composition of the tenants, including family size and income; "(D) a certification by the public official responsible for submitting the comprehensive housing affordability strategy under section 105 of the Cranston-Conzalez National Affordable Housing Act that the proposed activities are consistent with the approved housing strategy of the State or unit of general local government within which the project is located; and "(E) a certification that the applicant will comply with the requirements of the Fair Housing Act, title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and will affirmatively further fair housing. Regulations. "(4) SELECTION CRITERIA.— The Secretary shall, by regulation, establish selection criteria for a national competition for assistance under this subsection, which shall include— "(A) the qualities or potential capabilities of the applicant; "(B) the extent of resident involvement in the development of a revitalization program for the project;