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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-479—OCT. 17, 1984

98 STAT. 2221

HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

SEC. 102. (a)(1) Section 235(h)(1) of the National Housing Act is amended— (A) in the penultimate sentence, by inserting after "1983," the first place it appears the following: "utilizing amounts approved in appropriation Acts before the date of the enactment of the Housing and Urban-Rural Recovery Act of 1983,"; and (B) in the last sentence, by striking out "November 30, 1983" and inserting in lieu thereof "September 30, 1985". (2) The first sentence of section 236(f)(4) of the National Housing Act is amended by striking out "up to". (b)(1) Section 3(b)(2) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: "Such ceilings shall be established in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture for any rural area, as defined in section 520 of the Housing Act of 1949, taking into account the subsidy characteristics and types of programs to which such ceilings apply.". (2) Section 3(b)(4) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 is amended by inserting before the period at the end thereof the following: ", in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture". (3) Section 3(b)(5)(C) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 is amended to read as follows: "(C) the amount by which the aggregate of the following expenses of the family exceeds 3 percent of annual family income: (i) medical expenses for any elderly family; and (ii) reasonable attendant care and auxiliary apparatus expenses for each handicapped member of any family, to the extent necessary to enable any member of such family (including such handicapped member) to be employed; and". (4) Section 6(j) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 is amended— (A) by inserting ", acquisition, or acquisition and rehabilitation" after "construction; and, (B) by striking out "large families" and inserting in lieu thereof "families requiring three or more bedrooms". (5) Section 6(m) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 is amended by striking out "hearing" and inserting in lieu thereof "housing". (6) Section 8(d)(2) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 is amended by striking out the last two sentences and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "Where the Secretary enters into an annual contributions contract with a public housing agency pursuant to which the agency will enter into a contract for assistance payments with respect to an existing structure, the contract for assistance payments may not be attached to the structure unless (A) the Secretary and the public housing agency approve such action, and (B) the owner agrees to rehabilitate the structure other than with assistance under this Act and otherwise complies with the requirements of this section.". (7) Section 8(e)(2) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: "The Secretary shall increase the amount of assistance provided under this paragraph above the amount of assistance otherwise permitted by this paragraph and subsection (c)(1), if the Secretary determines such increase necessary to assist in the sale of multi-

97 Stat. 1194. 12 USC I715z.

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1187. 1715Z-1. 1179. 1437a.

42 USC 1490. 42 USC 1437a.

97 Stat. 1179.

97 Stat. 1177. 42 USC 1437d.

97 Stat. 1179.

97 Stat. 1182. 42 U S C 1437f.

97 Stat. 1183.