Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 113 Part 2.djvu/86

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113 STAT. 1106 PUBLIC LAW 106-74—OCT. 20, 1999 SEC. 524. SIZE LIMITATION FOR PROJECTS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES. (a) LIMITATION.— Section 811 of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 8013) is amended— (1) in subsection (k)(4), by inserting ", subject to the limitation under subsection (h)(6)" after "prescribe"; and (2) in subsection (1), by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(4) SIZE LIMITATION. — Of any amounts made available for any fiscal year and used for capital advances or project rental assistance under paragraphs (1) and (2) of subsection (d), not more than 25 percent may be used for supportive housing which contains more than 24 separate dwelling units.". Deadline. (b) STUDY.— Not later than the expiration of the 3-month period Reports. beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development shall conduct a study and submit a report to the Congress regarding— (1) the extent to which the authority of the Secretary under section 811(k)(4) of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 8013(k)(4)), as in effect immediately before the enactment of this Act, has been used in each year since 1990 to provide for assistance under such section for supportive housing for persons with disabilities having more than 24 separate dwelling units; (2) the per-unit costs of, and the benefits and problems associated with, providing such housing in projects having eight or less dwelling units, 8 to 24 units, and more than 24 units; and (3) the per-unit costs of, and the benefits and problems associated with providing housing under section 202 of the Housing Act of 1959 (12 U.S.C. 1701q) in projects having 30 to 50 dwelling units, in projects having more than 50 but not more than 80 dwelling units, in projects having more than 80 but not more than 120 dwelling units, and in projects having more than 120 dwelling units, but the study shall also examine the social considerations afforded by smaller and moderate-size developments and shall not be limited to economic factors. 42 USC 12701 SEC. 525. COMMISSION ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND HEALTH CARE note. FACILITY NEEDS IN THE 21ST CENTURY. (a) ESTABLISHMENT. —T here is hereby established a commission to be known as the Commission on Affordable Housing and Health Care Facility Needs in the 21st Century (in this section referred to as the "Commission". (b) STUDY.— The duty of the Commission shall be to conduct a study that— (1) compiles and interprets information regarding the expected increase in the population of persons 62 years of age or older, particularly information regarding distribution of income levels, homeownership and home equity rates, and degree or extent of health and independence of living; (2) provides an estimate of the future needs of seniors for affordable housing and assisted living and health care facilities; (3) provides a comparison of estimate of such future needs with an estimate of the housing and facilities expected to be