Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 101 Part 3.djvu/537

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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

PUBLIC LAW 100-242—FEB. 5, 1988

101 STAT. 1835

(2) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by inserting after "public housing agency" the following: "that owns or operates less than 500 public housing dwelling units"; (3) by redesignating paragraphs (1) through (4) as subparagraphs (A) through (D); and (4) by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(2) A public housing agency that owns or operates 500 or more public housing dwelling units may use financial assistance received under subsection (b) only— "(A) to undertake activities described in its approved comprehensive plan under subsection (e)(1) or its annual statement under subsection (e)(3); "(B) to correct conditions that constitute an immediate threat to the health or safety of tenants and to meet special purpose needs described in section 14(i)(l)(D), whether or not the need for such correction is indicated in its comprehensive plan or annual statement; and "(C) to prepare a comprehensive plan under subsection (e)(D, including reasonable costs that may be necessary to assist tenants in participating in the planning process in a meaningful way, an annual statement under subsection (e)(3), an annual performance and evaluation report under subsection (e)(4)(A), and an audit under subsection (e)(4)(C).".

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(f) ALLOCATION OF ASSISTANCE.—Section 14 of the United States

Housing Act is amended by adding at the end the following new 42 USC 1437/. subsection: "(k)(l) Until the Congress establishes by law a revised method for allocating assistance under this section, assistance shall be allocated under this section in substantial accordance with the allocation method in effect on the date of the enactment of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987. "(2) Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987, the Secretary shall— "(A) complete the study of the need for public housing modernization initiated pursuant to the Department of Housing and Urban Development-Independent Agencies Appropriation Act, 1984 (Public Law 98-45) and any other studies that are necessary to evaluate the current condition and capital requirements of public housing as well as the future need for rehabilitation and replacement of public housing facilities; "(B) submit to the Congress proposed methods for determining the relative allocation of funds between activities to correct existing deficiencies and the annual accrual of resources to meet future needs; "(C) submit to the Congress proposed alternatives for allocating funds among public housing agencies to correct existing deficiencies, including formulas for distributing funds to public housing agencies, to regional and field offices of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, or to States, as well as such other allocation methods as the Secretary may wish to recommend; "(D) provide the Congress with— "(i) an analysis of data and other information used to develop recommendations for measuring existing deficiencies, future needs, and anticipated emergencies;