H.R.1077 - HOPE VI Program Reauthorization Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Watt, Melvin L. [D-NC-12] (Introduced 03/04/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||03/28/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity. (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 108th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 1077 Introduced in House (IH)] 108th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 1077 To reauthorize the HOPE VI program for revitalization of severely distressed public housing, and for other purposes. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES March 4, 2003 Mr. Watt (for himself, Mr. Shays, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Ms. Waters, Mr. Simmons, Mr. Price of North Carolina, Mr. Honda, Mr. Gutierrez, Mr. Meeks of New York, Ms. Lee, Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. Ford, Mr. Clay, Mr. Scott of Georgia, Mr. Davis of Alabama, Mr. Payne, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, Mrs. Jones of Ohio, Ms. Norton, Mr. Case, Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas, and Mr. Jackson of Illinois) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To reauthorize the HOPE VI program for revitalization of severely distressed public housing, and for other purposes. 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 ``HOPE VI Program Reauthorization Act of 2003''. SEC. 2. SELECTION CRITERIA. Section 24(e)(2) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437v(e)(2)) is amended-- (1) by striking the matter preceding subparagraph (A) and inserting the following: ``(2) Selection criteria.--The Secretary shall establish criteria for the award of grants under this section and shall include among the factors--''; (2) in subparagraph (B), by striking ``large-scale''; (3) in subparagraph (D), by inserting ``and ongoing implementation'' after ``development''; (4) in subparagraph (H), by striking ``and'' at the end; (5) by redesignating subparagraph (I) as subparagraph (M); and (6) by inserting after subparagraph (H) the following new subparagraphs: ``(I) the extent to which the applicant can commence and complete the revitalization plan expeditiously; ``(J) the extent to which the plan minimizes temporary or permanent displacement of current residents of the public housing site who wish to remain in or return to the revitalized community; ``(K) the extent to which the plan sustains or creates more project-based housing units available to persons eligible for public housing in markets where there is demand for the maintenance or creation of such units; ``(L) the extent to which the plan gives to existing residents priority for occupancy in dwelling units in the revitalized community; and''. SEC. 3. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. Paragraph (1) of section 24(m) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437v(m)(1)) is amended by inserting before the period at the end the following: ``and such sums as may be necessary for each of fiscal years 2004 and 2005''. SEC. 4. EXTENSION OF PROGRAM. Section 24(n) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437v(n)) is amended by striking ``September 30, 2004'' and inserting ``September 30, 2005''. <all>