Summary: S.2304 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/20/1990)

Homeownership and Opportunity for People Everywhere Act of 1990 - Title I: HOPE Grants - Subtitle A: HOPE for Public and Indian Housing Homeownership - Amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 to authorize planning and implementation matching grants for public and Indian housing homeownership. Authorizes appropriations.

Subtitle B: HOPE for HUD Multifamily Homeownership - Authorizes technical assistance, planning, and implementation matching grants for multifamily housing. Authorizes appropriations.

Subtitle C: HOPE for Homeownership through Nonprofit Organizations - Authorizes implementation matching grants to private nonprofit organizations to carry out homeownership programs. Authorizes appropriations.

Title II: Preservation of Low-Income Housing and Resident Homeownership - Retitles title II of the Emergency Low Income Housing Preservation Act of 1987 as the "Low-Income Housing Preservation and Resident Homeownership Act of 1990."

Revises mortgage prepayment provisions.

Authorizes approval of resident homeownership plans. Sets forth related conditions.

Title III: Other HOPE Programs - Amends the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act to establish the shelter plus care program to provide specified rental assistance in connection with related support services to homeless persons who are seriously mentally ill or who have chronic alcohol or drug problems. Authorizes appropriations.

Establishes a demonstration program to test the effectiveness of combining housing vouchers and support services to assist frail elderly persons to continue to live independently.

Amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 to establish the Operation Bootstrap program to promote the development of local strategies to coordinate certificate and voucher program assistance with public and private resources to enable eligible families to achieve economic independence.

Authorizes appropriations.

Title IV: Housing Opportunity Zones - Authorizes the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to designate Housing Opportunity Zones and approve Barrier-Removal Plans for cities and urban counties in order to remove legislative and administrative barriers to new and rehabilitated housing production.