Summary: H.R.1028 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/05/1987)

H.U.D. Income Verification Act of 1987 - Authorizes the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to require Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) program applicants or participants to: (1) disclose their social security or employer identification numbers; and (2) consent to wage information verification.

Amends the Social Security Act to provide HUD with access to State employment records. Requires Federal, State, local, or public housing administering agencies to independently verify such information before terminating or reducing any housing benefits.

Establishes criminal and civil penalties for misuse of such information.