There is one summary for S.1333. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (07/01/1999)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Removing Barriers to Housing Affordability

Title II: Removing Barriers to Use of FHA Single Family

Housing Mortgage Insurance Program

Title III: Home Investment Partnerships Program

Title IV: Community Development Block Grants

Promoting Housing Affordability for Working Families Act of 1999 - Title I: Removing Barriers to Housing Affordability - Requires proposed and final agency rules to include analyses of their impact upon affordable housing availability. Requires the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to develop model housing impact analyses.

(Sec. 102) Amends the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 to authorize direct appropriations for State and local grants for regulatory barrier removal. (Consolidates State and local grant provisions.) Authorizes a State or local government to use grants to establish a Barriers to Housing Affordability Council.

(Sec. 103) Amends the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to make affordable housing barrier removal eligible for community development block grant assistance.

(Sec. 104) States that the regulatory barriers clearinghouse shall be established within the Office of Policy Development of the Department of Housing and Urban Development under the direction of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research.

Title II: Removing Barriers to Use of FHA Single Family Housing Mortgage Insurance Program - Amends the National Housing Act to: (1) authorize the Secretary to enlarge areas and median prices for purposes of single family housing mortgage insurance eligibility; and (2) extend the manufactured home lot loan term.

Title III: Home Investment Partnerships Program - Amends the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act to make uniformed employees or teachers who are employees of a participating jurisdiction eligible for the home investment partnerships program.

Title IV: Community Development Block Grants - Amends the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to make uniformed employees and teachers who are employees of a participating metropolitan city or urban county eligible for community development block grant home ownership assistance.