H.R.1702 - Shelter, Land, and Urban Management (SLUM) Assistance Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Miller, Brad [D-NC-13] (Introduced 03/25/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||03/25/2009 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1702 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/25/2009)
Shelter, Land, and Urban Management (SLUM) Assistance Act of 2009 - Directs the President, through the Secretary of State and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to develop a strategy to provide affordable housing and sustainable urban development in developing countries.
Authorizes the President to provide technical assistance and financial support to developing countries for: (1) basic shelter and affordable housing, particularly for residents of impoverished urban areas; (2) safe water, sanitation, and solid waste removal services; (3) real property use and ownership rights; and (4) governmental urban planning.