Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/701

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PUBLIC LAW 102-389—OCT. 6, 1992 106 STAT. 1581 available for obligation which are included in this paragraph: Provided further, That any troubled housing authority that applies for funds under this paragraph, shall not be eligible if the Secretary certifies to the Congress that they are not making substantial progress to eliminate their troubled status in accordance with section 6(j) of the Housing Act of 1937, as amended: Provided further. That in the event that communities applying for funding under this paragraph also request funding under any other HOPE program authorized under title III or title IV of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act, the Secretary shall process such applications concurrently and in an expeditious manner: Provided further. That, in the event that any application received from the cities initially selected to participate in this program is determined to be unacceptable, the Secretary shall select another city from the 40 most populous United States cities to receive funding under this paragraph: Provided further. That, in the event that communities selected to receive funding do not proceed in a manner consistent with the plan approved for that commiuiity, the Secretary may withdraw any imobligated balances of funding made available pursuant to this paragraph and distribute such funds to other eligible communities. Of the amount made available under this head in Public Law 102-139 for the HOPE for Homeownership of Multifamily Units Program as authorized under subtitle B of title IV of the Cranston- Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (Public Law 101-625), $3,000,000 shall be made available for a cooperative agreement between the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and the National Center for Tenant Ownership in affiliation with the Harrison Institute at the Georgetown University Law Center, for the provision of technical assistance to potential recipients and recipients of grants under that program. 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, $1,000,000,000 to remain available until expended: Provided, That in order to allocate the total amount provided, the Act shall be construed as follows: in section 216(3)(A), "$750,000" both places it appears shall be "$375,000"; in section 217(b)(2)(A), "$3,000,000" both places it appears shall be "$750,000"; in section 217(b)(2)(B), "$500,000" both places it appears shall be "$250,000"; and in section 217(b)(3), " $500,000" shall be "$250,000 ". Hereafter, for purposes of amounts appropriated under this heading in the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 1992 (Public Law 102-139; 105 Stat. 736, 744), the per-unit cost limits established by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under section 212(d) of the HOME Investment Partnerships Act (42 U.S.C. 12742(d)) shall reflect the actual development costs in each area in a manner that ensures compliance with the matching contributions waiver provided under such heading in such Appropriations Act. Section 217(a) of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 12747(a)) is amended—