Summary: H.R.5100 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/20/1990)

Homelessness Prevention and Community Revitalization Act of 1990 - Title I: Family Support Centers - Authorizes the Secretary of Housing and Human Services to make grants to eligible agencies (as defined in this Act) for comprehensive supportive services for low-income families, especially very low-income families living in subsidized housing who were previously homeless or who are at risk of becoming homeless.

Requires a participating agency to: (1) establish at least one primary location family support center; and (2) employ family case managers.

Authorizes planning grants.

Title II: Provision of Services to Elderly Individuals and Individuals with Chronic and Debilitating Illnesses and Conditions - Amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Secretary to make grants to eligible agencies for health and related services for low-income elderly or low-income seriously ill persons, especially very low-income elderly or seriously ill persons who are homeless or who are at risk of becoming homeless or institutionalized.

Requires a participating agency to establish at least one primary location home health service program.

Authorizes planning grants.

Title III: Mental Health Services Grants for Group Homes for Homeless Individuals - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary to make grants to eligible agencies for housing based services to previously homeless low-income mentally ill persons who will reside in a group home.

Requires a participating agency to establish a primary location mental health services program.

Authorizes planning grants.

Provides with regard to grants under titles I, II, and III of this Act for: (1) 80 percent Federal funding; (2) maximum grants of $50,000 per agency; (3) obligated amounts for staff training; and (4) FY 1991 through 1995 appropriations.

Title IV: Community Development Corporation Improvement Grants - Amends the Community Economic Development Act of 1981 to direct the Secretary to make grants for community development corporation: (1) business management enhancement; (2) operations; and (3) revolving funds for community development projects. Authorizes appropriations.

Title V: Plan for Cooperation - Requires the Secretary and the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to prepare and submit to the appropriate congressional committees a specified cooperation plan.

Title VI: Comprehensive Services for Homeless Veterans - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, with regard to homeless veterans, to: (1) establish a homeless veterans pilot project; (2) establish up to ten outreach centers; (3) provide for up to ten mobile support teams to assist in the provision of clinical care, case management, and monitoring services; (4) provide housing assistance; (5) establish up to 20 privately owned or Department of Veterans Affairs maintained group homes; and (6) establish a revolving fund for loans for group homes for veterans suffering from chronic mental illness or substance abuse.

Authorizes appropriations.