Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 109 Part 1.djvu/252

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109 STAT. 236 PUBLIC LAW 104^19-^ULY 27, 1995 42 USC 1437aaa-3. 42 USC 1437c. Effective date. 42 USC 1437c note. 42 USC 1437f. improving the living conditions of or providing more efficient services to its tenants"; (7) striking "under section (b)(3)(A)" in each place it occurs in subsection (e); (8) redesignating existing subsection (f) as subsection (g); and (9) inserting a new subsection (f) as follows: "(f) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, replacement housing units for public housing units demolished may be built on the original public housing site or in the same neighborhood if the number of such replacement units is significantly fewer than the number of units demolished.". (b) Section 304(g) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 is hereby repealed. (c) Section 5(h) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 is amended by striking the last sentence. (d) Subsections (a), (b), and (c) shall be effective for plans for the demolition, disposition or conversion to homeownership of public housing approved by the Secretary on or before September 30, 1995: Provided, That no application for replacement housing submitted by a public housing agency to implement a final order of a court issued, or a settlement approved by a court, before enactment of this Act, shall be affected by such amendments. SEC. 1003. Section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 is amended by adding the following new subsection: " (z) TERMINATION OF SECTION 8 CONTRACTS AND REUSE OF RECAPTURED BUDGET AUTHORITY.— "(1) GENERAL AUTHORITY.— The Secretary may reuse any budget authority, in whole or part, that is recaptured on account of termination of a housing assistance pa3mtients contract (other than a contract for tenant-based assistance) only for one or more of the following: " (A) TENANT-BASED ASSISTANCE.— Pursuant to a contract with a public housing agency, to provide tenant-based assistance under this section to families occupying units formerly assisted under the terminated contract. "(B) PROJECT-BASED ASSISTANCE.—Pursuant to a contract with an owner, to attach assistance to one or more structures under this section, for relocation of families occupying units formerly assisted under the terminated contract. " (2) FAMILIES OCCUPYING UNITS FORMERLY ASSISTED UNDER TERMINATED CONTRACT. —Pursuant to paragraph (1), the Secretary shall first make available tenant- or project-based assistance to families occupying units formerly assisted under the terminated contract. The Secretary shall provide project-based assistance in instances only where the use of tenant-based assistance is determined to be infeasible by the Secretary. "(3) EFFECTIVE DATE. —This subsection shall be effective for actions initiated by the Secretary on or before September 30, 1995.". ELIGIBILITY OF STATE AND LOCAL PUBLIC HOUSING UNITS FOR COMPREHENSIVE GRANTS 42 USC 1437/. SEC. 1003A. The first sentence of section 14(k)(2)(D)(i) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 is amended by striking "shall"