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107th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1808

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide housing loan benefits 
      for the purchase of residential cooperative apartment units.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              May 10, 2001

  Mrs. Maloney of New York (for herself and Mr. Quinn) introduced the 
   following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' 
                                Affairs

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                                 A BILL


 
To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide housing loan benefits 
      for the purchase of residential cooperative apartment units.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Veterans Housing Fairness Act of 
2001''.

SEC. 2. RESIDENTIAL COOPERATIVE HOUSING UNITS.

    (a) Housing Benefits for Cooperative Apartment Units.--Section 
3710(a) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the 
end the following new paragraph:
            ``(12) To purchase stock or membership in a development, 
        project or structure of a cooperative housing corporation in 
        accordance with subsection (h).''.
    (b) Conditions of Housing Benefits for Cooperative Apartment 
Units.--Section 3710 of such title is amended by adding at the end the 
following new subsection:
    ``(h)(1) A loan may not be guaranteed under subsection (a)(12) 
unless the following conditions are met:
            ``(A) The development, project or structure of the 
        cooperative housing corporation complies with such criteria as 
        the Secretary prescribes in regulations.
            ``(B) The dwelling unit, that the purchase of stock or 
        membership in the development, project or structure of the 
        cooperative housing corporation entitles the purchaser to 
        occupy, is a one-family residential unit.
    ``(2) For the purposes of this subsection, the term `cooperative 
housing corporation' has the same meaning given such term by section 
216(b)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
    ``(3) For the purposes of applying the term `value of the property' 
to a loan guaranteed under subsection (a)(12), such term means the 
appraised value of the stock or membership entitling the purchaser to 
the permanent occupancy of the dwelling unit in the development, 
project or structure of the cooperative housing corporation.''.
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