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Titles (5)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

United States Housing Act of 1996

Short Titles as Passed House for portions of this bill
  • National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1996
  • Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996

Short Titles as Introduced

United States Housing Act of 1995

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To repeal the United States Housing Act of 1937, deregulate the public housing program and the program for rental housing assistance for low-income families, and increase community control over such programs, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (4)

Date
05/09/1996Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 315 - 107 (Roll no. 161).
04/25/1996Supplemental report filed by the Committee on Banking and Financial Services, H. Rept. 104-461, Part II.
02/01/1996Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Banking and Financial Services. H. Rept. 104-461, Part I.
09/27/1995Introduced in House

All Actions (142)

Date
05/09/1996-6:25pmLaid on the table. See S. 1260 for further action. (consideration: CR H4753)
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-6:23pmMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-6:23pmOn passage Passed by recorded vote: 315 - 107 (Roll no. 161).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-6:15pmOn motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 196 - 226 (Roll No. 160). (consideration: CR H4737)
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-5:58pmThe previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-5:42pmDEBATE - The House proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Kennedy (MA) motion to recommit with instructions.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-5:42pmMr. Kennedy (MA) moved to recommit with instructions to Banking, Finance + Urban Affrs.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-5:41pmThe House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-5:40pmH.Amdt.1025 On agreeing to the Maloney amendment (A009) Agreed to by recorded vote: 375 - 48 (Roll no. 159).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-5:22pmH.Amdt.1025 Mrs. Maloney demanded a separate vote on the Maloney amendment (A009).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-5:21pmThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-5:21pmThe House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2406.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-5:18pmH.Amdt.1044 On agreeing to the Durbin amendment (A028) Failed by recorded vote: 106 - 318 (Roll no. 158).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-5:07pmH.Amdt.1038 On agreeing to the Velazquez amendments (A022) Failed by recorded vote: 126 - 297 (Roll no. 157).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-4:46pmH.Amdt.1050 On agreeing to the Roemer amendment (A034) Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-4:45pmH.Amdt.1051 On agreeing to the McIntosh amendment (A035) Failed by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-4:26pmH.Amdt.1051 Substitute (A035) offered by Mr. McIntosh to the Roemer amendment (A034).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-4:19pmDEBATE - Pursuant to the unanimous consent agreement of May 8, 1996, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Roemer amendment.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-4:19pmH.Amdt.1050 Amendment (A034) offered by Mr. Roemer.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-4:19pmH.Amdt.1047 On agreeing to the Hayworth amendment (A031) as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-4:13pmH.Amdt.1049 On agreeing to the Bereuter amendment (A033) Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-4:12pmH.Amdt.1049 Amendment (A033) offered by Mr. Bereuter to the Hayworth amendment (A031).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-4:11pmH.Amdt.1048 On agreeing to the Young (AK) amendment (A032) Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-4:08pmH.Amdt.1048 Amendment (A032) offered by Mr. Young (AK) to the Hayworth amendment (A031).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-4:00pmDEBATE - Pursuant to the unanimous consent agreement of May 8, 1996, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Hayworth amendment.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-3:59pmH.Amdt.1047 Amendment (A031) offered by Mr. Hayworth.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-3:59pmH.Amdt.1046 On agreeing to the Cardin amendment (A030) Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-3:54pmH.Amdt.1046 Amendment (A030) offered by Mr. Cardin.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-3:45pmH.Amdt.1045 Mr. Kennedy (MA) raised a point of order against the Ney amendment (A029). Mr. Kennedy stated that the provisions of the amendment offered by Mr. Ney exceed the scope of the bill and that the amendment was not germane. The Chair sustained the point of order.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-3:35pmDEBATE - Pursuant to the unanimous consent agreement of May 8, 1996, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ney amendment.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-3:34pmPOINT OF ORDER RESERVED - Mr. Kennedy of Massachusetts reserved a point of order against the amendment.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-3:34pmH.Amdt.1045 Amendment (A029) offered by Mr. Ney.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-3:32pmDEBATE - At the conclusion of debate on the Durbin amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Durbin asked for a recorded vote and pending that, made a point of order that a quorum was not present. The Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment and the point of order was considered as withdrawn.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-3:25pmMotion to strike the enacting clause withdrawn.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-3:14pmDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Volkmer motion.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-3:14pmMr. Volkmer moved to strike the enacting clause.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-3:05pmDEBATE - Pursuant to the unanimous consent agreement of May 8, 1996, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Durbin amendment.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-3:04pmH.Amdt.1044 Amendment (A028) offered by Mr. Durbin.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-3:04pmH.Amdt.1043 On agreeing to the Waters amendment (A027) as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-3:04pmH.Amdt.1043 Waters amendment (A027) modified by unanimous consent. The modification changes the percentage amount discussed from 10 to 50 percent.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:51pmDEBATE - Pursuant to the unanimous consent agreement of May, 8, 1996, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters amendment.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:51pmH.Amdt.1043 Amendment (A027) offered by Ms. Waters.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:50pmH.Amdt.1042 On agreeing to the Filner amendment (A026) Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:46pmDEBATE - Pursuant to the unanimous consent agreement of May, 8, 1996, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Filner amendment.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:46pmH.Amdt.1042 Amendment (A026) offered by Mr. Filner.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:46pmH.Amdt.1041 On agreeing to the Traficant amendment (A025) Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:44pmDEBATE - Pursuant to the unanimous consent agreement of May, 8, 1996, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Traficant amendment.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:43pmH.Amdt.1041 Amendment (A025) offered by Mr. Traficant.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:43pmMr. Traficant asked unanimous consent that it be in order to consider an amendment to title 4 of the bill without prejudice to consideration of further amendments to title 3 of the bill. Agreed to without objection.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:42pmH.Amdt.1040 By unanimous consent, the Kennedy (MA) amendment was withdrawn.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:38pmDEBATE - Pursuant to the unanimous consent agreement of May, 8, 1996, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kennedy amendment.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:38pmH.Amdt.1040 Amendment (A024) offered by Mr. Kennedy (MA).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:37pmH.Amdt.1039 On agreeing to the Sanders amendment (A023) Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:32pmDEBATE - Pursuant to the unanimous consent agreement of May, 8, 1996, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sanders amendment.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:32pmH.Amdt.1039 Amendment (A023) offered by Mr. Sanders.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:31pmAt the conclusion of debate, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the Valazquez amendment and annouce that, by voice vote, the amendment was not agreed to. Mr. Kennedy requested a recorded vote and, pending that request, made a point of order that a quorum was not present. Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 426, the Chair postponed further consideration of the amendment. The point of order was withdrawn.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:05pmDEBATE - Pursuant to the unanimous consent agreement of May, 8, 1996, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Velazquez en bloc amendments.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:05pmH.Amdt.1038 Amendments (A022) offered by Ms. Velazquez.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:04pmH.Amdt.1037 On agreeing to the Vento amendment (A021) as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-2:00pmPursuant to the unanimous consent agreement of May, 8, 1996, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Vento amendment.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:59pmH.Amdt.1037 Vento amendment (A021) modified by unanimous consent. Modification to extend authorization for a reconstituted drug elimination grant/anti-crime program only through Fiscal Year 1998.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:59pmH.Amdt.1037 Amendment (A021) offered by Mr. Vento.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:56pmMr. Vento asked unanimous consent that it be in order to consider an amendment to title 5 of the bill without prejudice to consideration of further amendments to title 2 of the bill. Agreed to without objection.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:56pmH.Amdt.1035 On agreeing to the Kennedy (MA) amendment (A019) as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:56pmH.Amdt.1035 Kennedy (MA) amendment (A019) modified by unanimous consent. Modification would require that 40% of tenant-based rental assistance vouchers be reserved for low-income families with incomes at or below 30% of the median income of the area, and to reserve not less than 35% of available public housing units for low-income families with incomes below 30% of median income.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:20pmMr. Lazio asked unanimous consent that the Kennedy (MA) be modified. Agreed to without objection.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:20pmDEBATE - Pursuant to the unanimous consent agreement of May, 8, 1996, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of debate on the Kennedy amendment.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:20pmH.Amdt.1035 Amendment (A019) offered by Mr. Kennedy (MA).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:19pmMr. Kennedy asked unanimous consent that it be in order to consider an amendment to title 3 of the bill without prejudice to consideration of further amendments to title 2 of the bill. Agreed to without objection.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:19pmH.Amdt.1034 On agreeing to the Kennedy (MA) amendments (A018) Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:12pmDEBATE - Pursuant to the unanimous consent agreement of May, 8, 1996, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kennedy en bloc amendments.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:11pmH.Amdt.1034 Amendments (A018) offered by Mr. Kennedy (MA).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:11pmMr. Kennedy asked unanimous consent that the amendments printed in the Congressional Record of May 7, 1996 as amendment Nos. 14 and 18 be considered en bloc. Agreed to without objection.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:11pmH.Amdt.1033 On agreeing to the Hinchey amendments (A017) Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:02pmDEBATE - Pursuant to the unanimous consent agreement of May, 8, 1996, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hinchey amendment.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:02pmH.Amdt.1033 Amendments (A017) offered by Mr. Hinchey.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:02pmMr. Hinchey asked unanimous consent to consider the Hinchey amendment en bloc. Agreed to without objection.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-1:01pmH.Amdt.1031 On agreeing to the Frank (MA) amendment (A015) Failed by recorded vote: 196 - 222 (Roll no. 156).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-12:13pmH.Amdt.1032 By unanimous consent, the Watts (OK) amendment was withdrawn.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-12:02pmDEBATE - Mr. Kennedy asked unanimous consent that the time for debate on the Frank (MA) amendment, and all amendments thereto, be extended for an additional ten minutes. Agreed to without objection.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-12:01pmH.Amdt.1032 Substitute (A016) offered by Mr. Watts (OK) to the Frank (MA) amendment (A015).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-11:11amDEBATE - Pursuant to the order of the House of May 8, 1996, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of debate on the Frank (MA) amendment.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-11:11amH.Amdt.1031 Amendment (A015) offered by Mr. Frank (MA).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-11:09amThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/1996-11:08amConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4662-4738)
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-10:53pmCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2406 as unfinished business.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-10:53pmOn motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-10:52pmMr. Lazio moved that the Committee rise.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-10:52pmMr. Lazio asked unanimous consent that debate on all amendments to the bill, and any amendments thereto, be limited to ten minutes, equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, except as follows: 1. The modified Frank (MA) amendment No. 7, debatable for one hour; 2. the Kennedy (MA) amendment No. 17, debatable for one hour; 3. Velazquez amendment Nos. 33 and 34, to be offered en bloc and debatable for twenty minutes; 4. Roemer amendment No. 22, debatable for twenty minutes; and 5. Hayworth amendment No. 9, debatable for twenty minutes. Agreed to without objection.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-10:48pmH.Amdt.1030 By unanimous consent, the Ehrlich amendment was withdrawn.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-10:43pmH.Amdt.1030 Amendment (A014) offered by Mr. Ehrlich.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-10:42pmH.Amdt.1029 On agreeing to the Jackson-Lee (TX) amendment (A013) Failed by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-10:24pmH.Amdt.1029 Amendment (A013) offered by Ms. Jackson-Lee (TX).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-10:24pmH.Amdt.1028 On agreeing to the Fields (LA) amendment (A012) Failed by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-10:11pmH.Amdt.1028 Amendment (A012) offered by Mr. Fields (LA).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-10:10pmH.Amdt.1027 On agreeing to the Fields (LA) amendment (A011) Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-10:08pmH.Amdt.1027 Amendment (A011) offered by Mr. Fields (LA).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-10:07pmH.Amdt.1026 On agreeing to the Solomon amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-10:01pmH.Amdt.1026 Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Solomon.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-9:59pmH.Amdt.1022 On agreeing to the Fields (LA) amendment (A006) Failed by recorded vote: 158 - 254 (Roll no. 154).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-9:38pmThe Chair announced the unfinished business to be the request for a recorded vote on the Fields (LA) amendment, which had been postponed earlier in the day.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-9:36pmMr. Frank asked unanimous consent to offer in a modified form the amendment printed as amendment No. 7 in the Congressional Record of May 7, 1996. Agreed to without objection.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-9:36pmMr. Lazio asked unanimous consent that the time for debate on the proposed Frank (MA) amendment No. 7, and all amendments thereto, be limited to not to exceed one hour. Agreed to without objection.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-9:36pmH.Amdt.1025 On agreeing to the Maloney amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-8:16pmH.Amdt.1025 Amendment (A009) offered by Mrs. Maloney.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-8:16pmH.Amdt.1024 On agreeing to the Gilchrest amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-8:09pmH.Amdt.1024 Amendment (A008) offered by Mr. Gilchrest.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-8:09pmH.Amdt.1023 On agreeing to the Watt (NC) amendment (A007) Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-8:07pmH.Amdt.1023 Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Watt (NC).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-8:06pmPOSTPONED ROLL CALL - At the conclusion of debate on the Fields amendment, the Chair put the question on the Fields amendment and declared that by voice vote, the noes had prevailed. Mr. Fields subsequently asked for a recorded vote, and pending that request, made a point of order that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings were postponed on the amendment and the point of order was considered as withdrawn.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-7:41pmH.Amdt.1022 Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Fields (LA).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-7:38pmH.Amdt.1021 By unanimous consent, the Fields (LA) amendment was withdrawn.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-7:30pmH.Amdt.1021 Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Fields (LA).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-7:30pmH.Amdt.1020 By unanimous consent, the Vento amendment was withdrawn.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-7:24pmH.Amdt.1020 Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Vento.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-7:23pmH.Amdt.1019 On agreeing to the Watt (NC) amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-7:20pmH.Amdt.1019 Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Watt (NC).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-7:20pmH.Amdt.1018 By unanimous consent, the Watt (NC) amendment was withdrawn.
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05/08/1996-5:45pmH.Amdt.1018 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Watt (NC).
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-5:45pmH.Amdt.1017 On agreeing to the Lazio amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-5:33pmDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 426, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lazio amendment.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-5:33pmH.Amdt.1017 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Lazio.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-4:19pmGENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-4:19pmThe Speaker designated the Honorable Steve Gunderson to act as Chairman of the Committee.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-4:19pmHouse resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 426 and Rule XXIII.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-4:19pmRule provides for consideration of H.R. 2406 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. Providing for the consideration of the bill in the Committee of the Whole. Bill is open to amendments. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Banking now printed in the bill. Amendment shall be considered by title rather than by section. Prior to consideration of any other amendment, it shall be in order to consider a Lazio amendment printed in the Congressional Record of May 7, 1996, debatable for 10 minutes and not subject to further amendment. If that amendment is adopted, the bill, as amended, shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment. After passage of the bill, it shall be in order to ta...
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/1996-4:19pmConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 426. (consideration: CR H4569-4643)
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05/08/1996-4:18pmRule H. Res. 426 passed House.
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05/07/1996-10:16pmRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 426 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2406 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. Providing for the consideration of the bill in the Committee of the Whole. Measure will be read by title. Bill is open to amendments. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Banking now printed in the bill. Amendment shall be considered by title rather than by section. Prior to consideration of any other amendment, it shall be in order to consider a Lazio amendment printed in the Congressional Record of May 7, 1996, debatable for 10 minutes and not subject to further amendment. If that amendment is adopted, the bill, as amended, shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment. After passage of t...
Action By: House of Representatives
04/25/1996Supplemental report filed by the Committee on Banking and Financial Services, H. Rept. 104-461, Part II.
02/01/1996Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 222.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/01/1996Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Banking and Financial Services. H. Rept. 104-461, Part I.
11/09/1995Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 18.
11/09/1995Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
11/08/1995Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
11/02/1995Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
10/24/1995Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H10653)
Action By: House of Representatives
10/13/1995Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Banking and Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity
09/29/1995Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Banking and Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity
09/29/1995Referred to the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity.
Action By: Committee on Banking and Financial Services
09/27/1995Referred to the House Committee on Banking and Financial Services. Government Reform and Oversight, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/27/1995Introduced in House
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11/09/1995 Markup by
04/25/1996 Reported by H. Rept. 104-461,Part 1
H. Rept. 104-461,Part 2
House Banking and Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity09/29/1995 Referred to
10/13/1995 Hearings by

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Passed House amended (05/09/1996)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: General Provisions

Title II: Public Housing

Subtitle A: Block Grants

Subtitle B: Admissions and Occupancy Requirements

Subtitle C: Management

Subtitle D: Homeownership

Subtitle E: Disposition, Demolition, and Revitalization

of Developments

Subtitle F: General Provisions

Title III: Choice-Based Rental Housing and Homeownership

Assistance for Low-Income Families

Subtitle A: Allocation

Subtitle B: Choice-Based Housing Assistance for

Eligible Families

Subtitle C: Payment of Housing Assistance on Behalf of

Assisted Families

Subtitle D: General and Miscellaneous Provisions

Title IV: Accreditation and Oversight of Local Housing and

Management Authorities

Subtitle A: Housing Foundation and Accreditation Board

Subtitle B: Accreditation and Oversight Standards and

Procedures

Title V: Repeals and Conforming Amendments

Title VI: National Commission on Housing Assistance Programs

Cost

Title VII: Native American Housing Assistance

Subtitle A: Block Grants and Grant Requirements

Subtitle B: Affordable Housing Activities

Subtitle C: Allocation of Grant Amounts

Subtitle D: Compliance, Audits, and Reports

Subtitle E: Termination of Assistance for Indian Tribes

under Incorporated Programs

Subtitle F: Loan Guarantees for Affordable Housing

Activities

Subtitle G: Other Housing Assistance for Native

Americans

Title VIII: National Manufactured Housing Construction and

Safety Standards Consensus Committee

United States Housing Act of 1996 - Title I: General Provisions - Provides for the organization of local housing and management authorities (LHMA) to manage and operate public and assisted housing.

Limits housing assistance eligibility and admission of those convicted of drug-related criminal activity and of drug or alcohol abusers. Establishes community work and family self-sufficiency requirements.

(Sec. 115) Prohibits using funds under this Act to indemnify contractors or subcontractors against costs regarding infringement of intellectual property rights.

Title II: Public Housing - Subtitle A: Block Grants - Directs the Secretary to provide eligible LHMAs with block grant funding for capital and operating activities.

Subtitle B: Admissions and Occupancy Requirements - Establishes low-income housing requirements. Authorizes LHMAs to: (1) permit income-mixed occupancy; (2) waive occupancy requirements for law enforcement personnel; (3) establish occupancy preferences; and (4) designate housing for elderly and disabled families.

Subtitle C: Management - Sets forth LHMA management provisions, including regarding: (1) management by other entities, including resident-requested independent managers; (2) housing quality requirements; and (3) resident councils and management corporations.

Subtitle D: Homeownership - Authorizes LHMAs to carry out a low-income family home ownership program.

Subtitle E: Disposition, Demolition, and Revitalization of Developments - Authorizes LHMAs to demolish or dispose of nonviable public housing projects.

(Sec. 262) Authorizes severely distressed public housing revitalization grants. Authorizes appropriations.

(Sec. 263) Allows LHMAs to convert a development to choice-based rental housing under this Act.

Subtitle F: General Provisions - Authorizes appropriations for: (1) capital and operating block grants; and (2) operation safe home relocations.

Title III: Choice-Based Rental Housing and Homeownership Assistance for Low-Income Families - Subtitle A: Allocation - Authorizes contracts with LHMAs for housing assistance for low-income families. Authorizes appropriations. Requires the conversion of certain unused section 8 assistance (United States Housing Act of 1937) to housing assistance under this title.

Subtitle B: Choice-Based Housing Assistance for Eligible Families - Provides housing assistance under this title only to: (1) low-income families; or (2) families that qualify to receive such assistance under other Federal law.

(Sec. 329) Authorizes LHMAs to: (1) provide a home ownership option; and (2) make assistance payments involving manufactured homes.

Subtitle C: Payment of Housing Assistance on Behalf of Assisted Families - Authorizes LHMAs to make housing assistance payments contracts with unit owners.

Subtitle D: General and Miscellaneous Provisions - Defines specified terms for purposes of this title.

(Sec. 372) Authorizes rental assistance fraud recoveries.

Title IV: Accreditation and Oversight of Local Housing and Management Authorities - Subtitle A: Housing Foundation and Accreditation Board - Establishes the Housing Foundation and Accreditation Board to: (1) evaluate deep subsidy housing programs; (2) establish LHMA performance standards; (3) develop effective LHMA financial and performance audits; (4) establish LHMA accreditation guidelines; and (5) classify LHMAs by performance categories.

Subtitle B: Accreditation and Oversight Standards and Procedures - Directs the Board to establish LHMA performance benchmarks and accreditation procedures.

(Sec. 435) Directs the Secretary to seek performance agreements with agencies that are troubled or at risk of becoming troubled. Authorizes redirecting or withholding funds from local governments whose actions substantially contribute to an LHMA being designated as troubled.

(Sec. 437) Authorizes block grant contracts (under title II) to provide for conveyance of title or possession to the Secretary in cases of substantial default.

(Sec. 438) Authorizes removal of ineffective LHMAs.

(Sec. 439) Directs the Secretary to either take over or contract out the management of chronically troubled LHMAs.

(Sec. 440) Provides that a State or local government comprehensive housing affordability strategy shall not be in compliance with provisions of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act unless it includes provisions to improve any troubled public housing agency in its area.

(Sec. 443) Applies this subtitle to resident management corporations.

Title V: Repeals and Conforming Amendments - Repeals the United States Housing Act of 1937. Repeals specified program provisions under: (1) the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974; (2) the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act; (3) the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987; (4) the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992; (5) the HUD Demonstration Act of 1993; (6) the Housing Act of 1954; (7) the Housing and Community Development Amendments of 1981; (8) the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 1991; (9) the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Act, 1992; (10) the Housing and Urban-Rural Recovery Act of 1983; and (11) the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987.

(Sec. 502) Amends the Housing Act of 1959 with regard to elderly housing assistance.

Declares that, for determining assisted housing eligibility, a person does not have a disability or handicap solely because of the use of a controlled substance or alcohol.

Amends the Housing and Urban-Rural Recovery Act of 1983 regarding pet ownership in assisted rental housing for the elderly or handicapped.

Directs the Secretary to investigate security contracts awarded by grantees with over 4,500 units under the Public and Assisted Housing Drug Elimination Act of 1990. Mandates actions regarding non-compliant contracts.

Provides for reductions in the number of units assisted under contracts under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 and section 236 of the National Housing Act.

(Sec. 503) Amends the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 to replace the drug elimination pilot program with an expanded program of crime elimination grants for public and other low-income federally assisted housing. Authorizes appropriations.

(Sec. 504) Deems rehabilitation activities by Pennrose Properties in New Jersey to have been conducted under specified provisions of the United States Housing Act of 1937.

(Sec. 505) Amends the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to: (1) modify the definition of "metropolitan city;" and (2) extend an exception for the City and County of Los Angeles regarding the provision of public services.

(Sec. 506) Amends the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to allow the transfer of surplus real property to nonprofit organizations that exist to provide housing for homeless or low-income individuals or families.

(Sec. 507) Amends the Housing Act of 1949 to deem the city of Altus, Oklahoma, a rural area.

(Sec. 508) Presumes State occupancy standards reasonable and, in the absence of State standards, presumes two persons per bedroom reasonable.

(Sec. 509) Mandates implementation of the Ida Barbour Revitalization Plan of Portsmouth, Virginia.

(Sec. 510) Amends the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act and the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to modify income requirements.

(Sec. 511) Amends National Housing Act provisions relating to rental and cooperative housing for lower income families to modify rental requirements.

(Sec. 512) Amends Federal law to declare that an obligation containing a gold clause issued on or before October 27, 1977, is discharged on payment in U.S. coin or currency, notwithstanding any assignment or novation (or both) after that date, unless all parties agree to a gold clause in the new agreement.

(Sec. 513) Mandates a demonstration program, involving LHMAs and Indian housing authorities, focusing on reducing costs, achieving greater cost effectiveness, and giving incentives to families with children where the head of the household is working (or seeking or preparing for work).

(Sec. 514) Amends the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 to authorize denial of federally assisted housing occupancy for tenants who were, during the last three years, engaged in criminal activity on or off the premises. Allows requiring applicants to consent to criminal record access.

Sets forth tenancy termination causes. Allows criminal record access.

(Sec. 515) Declares that it is the sense of the Congress that products purchased with this Act's funds should be American made.

(Sec. 516) Amends the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to limit the amount obtained from obligations guaranteed under specified provisions that may be used for certain housing purposes.

(Sec. 517) Mandates consultation with local governments and LHMAs before settlement or consent decree under title III of this Act or the United States Housing Act of 1937, as in effect before this Act.

Title VI: National Commission on Housing Assistance Programs Cost - Establishes the National Commission on Housing Assistance Programs Cost to: (1) analyze the per-unit cost to Federal, State, and local governments, public housing agencies, and other parties, of Federal assisted housing programs; and (2) estimate the future taxpayer liability under Federal assisted housing programs before enactment of this Act. Makes available funds from the amounts available for policy, research, and development activities of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Title VII: Native American Housing Assistance - Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 - Subtitle A: Block Grants and Grant Requirements - Mandates grants to Indian tribes for affordable housing activities. Permits retention of program income. Authorizes appropriations

Subtitle B: Affordable Housing Activities - Sets forth national objectives concerning Indian tribe affordable housing activities. Defines eligible activities, including acquisition, construction, reconstruction, and rehabilitation. Requires maintenance of operating assistance.

Permits using grant amounts through certain investments.

Subtitle C: Allocation of Grant Amounts - Provides for grant allocation.

Subtitle D: Compliance, Audits, and Reports - Provides for compliance, audits, and reports.

Subtitle E: Termination of Assistance for Indian Tribes under Incorporated Programs - Terminates, for Indian tribes, public and new rental housing assistance provided under the United States Housing Act of 1937.

(Sec. 763) Terminates Indian housing assistance by amending the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (Youthbuild and HOME programs), the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (emergency shelter and rural homelessness grant programs), and the HUD Demonstration Act of 1993 (Innovative Homeless Initiatives Demonstration Program).

Subtitle F: Loan Guarantees for Affordable Housing Activities - Authorizes: (1) guarantees for tribal obligations issued to finance affordable housing activities; and (2) grants for interest costs. Authorizes appropriations.

Subtitle G: Other Housing Assistance for Native Americans - Amends the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 to authorize guarantees of housing loans to Indian tribes. Authorizes appropriations. Amends the Federal National Mortgage Association Charter Act to authorize the Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA) to guarantee the loans.

(Sec. 782) Allows Indian owners to lease for a 50-year term any restricted Indian lands.

(Sec. 783) Authorizes appropriations for training and technical assistance to Indian housing authorities and tribally designated housing entities.

Title VIII: National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Consensus Committee - National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1996 - Amends the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to mandate a consensus committee for maintenance and revision of Federal manufactured home construction and safety standards. Repeals provisions establishing the National Manufactured Home Advisory Council.