Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 5.djvu/768

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104 STAT. 4090 PUBLIC LAW 101-625—NOV. 28, 1990 Infants and children. Aged. Handicapped. Homeless. (14) include a certification that the jurisdiction is in compliance with a residential antidisplacement and relocation assistance plan under section 104(d) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (to the extent that such a plan applies to the jurisdiction); and (15) include the number of families to whom the jurisdiction will provide affordable housing as defined in section 215 using funds made available. The Secretary may provide for the submission of abbreviated housing strategies by jurisdictions that are not otherwise expected to be participating jurisdictions under title II of this Act. Such an abbreviated housing strategy shall be appropriate to the types and amounts of assistance the jurisdiction is to receive as determined by the Secretary. (c) APPROVAL. — (1) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary shall review the housing strategy upon receipt. Not later than 60 days after receipt by the Secretary, the housing strategy shall be approved unless the Secretary determines before that date that (A) the housing strategy is inconsistent with the purposes of this Act, or (B) the information described in subsection (b) has not been provided in a substantially complete manner. For Ihe purpose of the preceding sentence, the adoption or continuation of a public policy identified pursuant to subsection (b)(4) shall not be a basis for the Secretary's disapproval of a housing strategy. During the 18-month period following enactment of this Act, the Secretary may extend the review period to not longer than 90 days. (2) ACTIONS IN CASE OF DISAPPROVAL. —I f the Secretary disapproves the housing strategy, the Secretary shall immediately notify the jurisdiction of such disapproval. Not later than 15 days after the Secretary's disapproval, the Secretary shall inform the jurisdiction in writing of (A) the reasons for disapproval, and (B) actions that the jurisdiction could take to meet the criteria for approval. If the Secretary fails to inform the jurisdiction of the reasons for disapproval within such 15- day period, the housing strategy shall be deemed to have been approved. (3) AMENDMENTS AND RESUBMISSION. — The Secretary shall, for a period of not less than 45 days following the date of first disapproval, permit amendments to, or the resubmission of, any housing strategy that is disapproved. The Secretary shall approve or disapprove a housing strategy not less than 30 days after receipt of such amendments or resubmission. (d) COORDINATION OF STATE AND LOCAL HOUSING STRATEGIES. —The Secretary may establish such requirements as the Secretary deems appropriate to encourage coordination between and among the housing strategies of a State and any participating jurisdictions within the State, except that a unit of general local government shall not be required to have elements of its housing strategy approved by the State. (e) (DoNSULTATioN WiTH SociAL SERVICE AGENCIES.— When preparing a housing strategy for submission under this section, a jurisdiction shall make reasonable efforts to confer with appropriate social service agencies regarding the housing needs of children, elderly