H.R.5937 - To facilitate the preservation of certain affordable housing dwelling units.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10] (Introduced 05/01/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services | Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/08/2008 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There have been 2 roll call votes|
This bill has the status Passed House
Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:
- Passed House
Summary: H.R.5937 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (05/07/2008)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Authorizes the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), upon request of the owner of a multifamily housing project to which specified contracts are subject, to: (1) convert such contracts to a contract for project-based rental assistance under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937; and (2) treat the contemplated resulting contract as eligible for initial renewal under the Multifamily Assisted Housing Reform and Affordability Act of 1997, if certain conditions are met.
Deems the owner to be in compliance with income-targeting requirements of the United States Housing Act of 1937 by serving low-income families.
Considers each family residing in an assisted dwelling unit on the date of such conversion to meet the applicable requirements for income eligibility and occupancy.