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[75 Stat. 169]
[75 Stat. 169]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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STAT.]

PUBLIC LAW 87-70-JUNE 30, 1961

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UHBAN RENEWAL AREAS INVOLVING COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, OR HOSPITALS

SEC. 309. Section 112 of the Housing Act of 1949 is amended to read as follows:

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" U R B A N R E N E W A L AREAS INVOLVING COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, OR

HOSPITALS

"SEC. 112. (a) I n any case where an educational institution or a hospital is located in or near an urban renewal project area and the governing body of the locality determines that, in addition to the elimihfttion of slums and blight from such area, the undertaking of an urban renewal project in such area will further promote the public welfare and the proper development of the community (1) by making land in such area available for disposition, for uses in accordance with the urban renewal plan, to such educational institution or hospital for redevelopment in accordance with the use or uses specified in the urban renewal plan, (2) by providing, through the redevelopment of the area in accordance with the urban renewal plan, a cohesive neighborhood environment compatible with the functions and needs of such educational institution or hospital, or (3) by any combination of the foregoing, the Administrator is authorized to extend financial assistance under this title for an urban renewal project in such area without regard to the requirements in section 110 hereof with respect to the predominantly residential character or predominantly residential reuse of urban renewal areas. The aggregate expenditures made by any such institution or hospital (directly or through a private redevelopment corporation or municipal or other public corporation) for the acquisition within, adjacent to, or in the immediate vicinity of the project area, of land, buildings, and structures to be redeveloped or rehabilitated by such institution for educational uses or by such hospital for hospital uses in accordance with the urban renewal plan (or with a development plan proposed by such institution, hospital, or corporation, found acceptable by the Administrator after considering the standards specified in section 110(b), and approved under State or local law after public hearing) and for the demolition of such buildings and structures if, pursuant to such urban renewal or development plan, the land is to be cleared and redeveloped, and for the relocation of occupants from buildings and structures to be demolished or rehabilitated, as certified by such institution or hospital to the local public agency and approved by the Administrator, shall be a local grant-in-aid in connection with such urban renewal project: Provided, Thsit no such expenditure shall be eligible as a local grantin-aid in any case where the property involved is acquired by such educational institution or hospital from a local public agency which, in connection with its acquisition or disposition of such property, has received, or contracted to receive, a capital grant pursuant to this title. " (b) No expenditure made by any educational institution or lios)ital, as provided in subsection (a), shall be deemed ineligible as a ocal grant-in-aid (1) in connection with any urban renewal project if made not more than seven years prior to the authorization by the Administrator of a contract for a loan or capital grant for such project, or (2) in connection with any such project for which the Administrator, prior to September 25, 1963, has authorized a loan or capital grant contract if made not more than five years prior to the submission of an application for financial assistance under this title for such urban renewal project. "(c) The aggregate expenditures made by an;5^ public authority, established by any State, for acquisition, demolition, and relocation

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