Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 118.djvu/413

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118 STAT. 383 PUBLIC LAW 108–199—JAN. 23, 2004 for, and prior commitment to, assistance to homebuyers: Provided further, That should legislation be enacted prior to April 15, 2004, to authorize a new down payment assistance program under the HOME Investment Partnership Act, the amounts provided under this paragraph shall be distributed for downpayment assistance in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in such Act. HOMELESS ASSISTANCE GRANTS (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS) For the emergency shelter grants program as authorized under subtitle B of title IV of the McKinney Vento 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 the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended, to assist homeless individuals pursuant to section 441 of the McKinney Vento Homeless Assistance Act; and the shelter plus care program as authorized under subtitle F of title IV of such Act, $1,267,000,000, of which $1,247,000,000 to remain available until September 30, 2006, and of which $20,000,000 to remain available until expended: Provided, That not less than 30 percent of funds made available, excluding amounts provided for renewals under the shelter plus care program, shall be used for permanent housing: Provided further, That all funds awarded for services shall be matched by 25 percent in funding by each grantee: Provided further, That the Secretary shall renew on an annual basis expiring con tracts or amendments to contracts funded under the shelter plus care program if the program is determined to be needed under the applicable continuum of care and meets appropriate program requirements and financial standards, as determined by the Sec retary: Provided further, That all awards of assistance under this heading shall be required to coordinate and integrate homeless programs with other mainstream health, social services, and employment programs for which homeless populations may be eligible, including Medicaid, State Children’s Health Insurance Pro gram, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Food Stamps, and services funding through the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Block Grant, Workforce Investment Act, and the Welfare to Work grant program: Provided further, That $12,000,000 of the funds appropriated under this heading shall be available for the national homeless data analysis project and technical assistance: Provided further, That no less than $2,580,000 of the funds appro priated under this heading shall be transferred to the Working Capital Fund for the development of and modifications to informa tion technology systems which serve programs or activities under ‘‘Community planning and development’’. HOUSING PROGRAMS HOUSING FOR THE ELDERLY (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS) For capital advances, including amendments to capital advance contracts, for housing for the elderly, as authorized by section 202 of the Housing Act of 1959, as amended, and for project rental