Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 3.djvu/648

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112 STAT. 2478 PUBLIC LAW 105-276—OCT, 21, 1998 grants for targeted economic investments in accordance with the terms and conditions specified for such grants in the joint explanatory statement of the committee of conference accompanying this Act. Of the amount made available under this heading, $25,000,000 shall be available for neighborhood initiatives that are utilized to improve the conditions of distressed and blighted areas and neighborhoods, and to determine whether housing benefits can be integrated more effectively with welfare reform initiatives. For the cost of guaranteed loans, $29,000,000, as authorized by section 108 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974: Provided, That such costs, including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as amended: Provided further. That these funds are available to subsidize total loan principal, any part of which is to be guaranteed, not to exceed $1,261,000,000, notwithstanding any aggregate limitation on outstanding obligations guaranteed in section 108(k) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974: Provided further. That in addition, for administrative expenses to carry out the guaranteed loan program, $1,000,000, which shall be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for departmental salaries and expenses. 42 USC 5305 For any fiscal year, of the amounts made availableasemente. gency funds under the heading "Community Development Block Grants Fund" and notwithstanding any other provision of law, not more than $250,000 may be used for the non-Federal costshare of any project funded by the Secretary of the Army through the Corps of Engineers. BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT For Economic Development Grants, as authorized by section 108(q) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, for Brownfields redevelopment projects, $25,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development shall make these grants available on a competitive basis as specified in section 102 of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989. HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM For the HOME investment partnerships program, as authorized under title II of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (Public Law 101-625), as amended, $1,600,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That up to $7,000,000 of these funds shall be available for the development and operation of integrated community development management information systems: Provided further. That up to $17,500,0Q0 of these funds shall be available for Housing Counseling under section 106 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968. HOMELESS ASSISTANCE GRANTS For the emergency shelter grants program (as authorized under subtitle B of title IV of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, as amended); the supportive housing program (as authorized under subtitle C of title IV of such Act); the section 8 moderate rehabilitation single room occupancy program (as authorized under