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110 STAT. 42 PUBLIC LAW 104-99 —JAN. 26, 1996 42 USC 1437d. 42 USC 1437e. 42 USC 1437f. 42 USC 1437n. strategy under title I of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act;". (3) SECTION 8 VOUCHER PROGRAM.— Section 8(o)(3)(B) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437f(o)(3)(B)) is amended to read as follows: "(B) For the purpose of selecting families to be assisted under this subsection, the public housing agency may establish, after public notice EOid an opportunity for public comment, a written system of preferences for selection that is not inconsistent with the comprehensive housing affordability strate^ under title I of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act.". (4) SECTION 8 NEW CONSTRUCTION AND SUBSTANTIAL REHABILITATION. — (A) REPEAL.— Section 545(c) of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 1437f note) is amended to read as follows: "(c) [Reserved.]". (B) PROHIBITION. — Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no Federal tenant selection preferences under the United States Housing Act of 1937 shall apply with respect to— (i) housing constructed or substantially rehabilitated pursuant to assistance provided under section 8(b)(2) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (as such section existed on the day before October 1, 1983); or (ii) projects financed under section 202 of the Housing Act of 1959 (as such section existed on the day before the date of enactment of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act). (5) RENT SUPPLEMENTS. —Section lOl(k) of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965 (12 U.S.C. 1701s(k)) is amended to read as follows: "(k) [Reserved.]". (6) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS. — (A) UNITED STATES HOUSING ACT OF 1937.—The United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437 et seq.) is amended— (i) in section 6(0), by striking "preference rules specified in" and inserting "written system of pref- erences for selection established pursuant to"; (ii) in the second sentence of section 7(a)(2), by striking "according to the preferences for occupancy under" and inserting "in accordance with the written system of preferences for selection established pursuant to"; (iii) in section 8(d)(2)(A), by striking the last sentence* (iv) in section 8(d)(2)(H), by striking "Notwithstanding subsection (d)(l)(A)(i), an" and inserting "An"; (v) in section 16(c), in the second sentence, by striking "the system of preferences established by the agency pursuant to section 6(c)(4)(A)(ii)" and inserting "the written system of preferences for selection established by the public housing agency pursuant to section 6(c)(4)(A)"; and