Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 5.djvu/59

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PUBLIC LAW 102-550—OCT. 28, 1992 106 STAT. 3697 "(H) planning for necessary management improvements; and "(I) preparation of an application for an implementation grant under this section. (4) APPLICATIONS.—An application for a planning grant shall be submitted in such form and in accordance with such procedures as the Secretary shall establish. The Secretary shall require that an application contain at a minimum— (A) a request for a planning grant, specifying the activities proposed, the schedule for completing the activities, the personnel necessary to complete the activities and the amount of the grant requested; (B) a description of the applicant and a statement of its qualifications; "(C) identification and description of the project involved, and a description of the composition of the tenants, including family size and income; "(D) a certification by the public official responsible for submitting the comprehensive housing affordability strategy under section 105 of the Cranston-Gronzalez National Affordable Housing Act that the proposed activities are consistent with the approved housing strategy of the State or unit of general local government within which the project is located; and "(E) a certification that the applicant will comply with the requirements of the Fair Housing Act, title \^ of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and will affirmatively further fair housing. "(5) SELECTION CRITERIA.— The Secretary shall, by regula- Regulations. tion, establish selection criteria for a national competition for assistance under this subsection, which shall include— "(A) the qualities or potential capabilities of the applicant; "(B) the extent of resident interest and involvement in the development of a revitalization program for the project; "(C) the extent of involvement of local public and private entities in the development of a revitalization program for the project and in the provision of supportive services to project residents; "(D) the potential of the applicant for developing a successful and affordable revitalization program and the suitability of the project for such a program; "(E) national geographic diversity among housing for which applicants are selected to receive assistance; "(F) the extent of the need for and potential impact of the revitalization program; and "(G) such other factors that the Secretary determines are appropriate for purposes of carrying out the program established by this section in an effective and efficient manner. "(6) NOTIFICATION.—The Secretary shall notify each applicant, not later than 6 months after the date of the submission of the application, whether the application is approved or disapproved. "(d) IMPLEMENTATION GRANTS.—