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Introduced in House (11/14/2013)

Generational Residences and Nurturing Dwellings Act or GRAND Act - Establishes in the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) a program to provide need-based assistance for each fiscal year, made available on a competitive basis, to up to five eligible nonprofit organizations to expand the supply of specialized housing and social services for qualified elderly relatives, age 60 or older, who are raising a child of which they are not a parent either by blood or marriage.

Provides such assistance in the form of:

  • financing for the construction, reconstruction, moderate or substantial rehabilitation, or acquisition of a structure or a portion of a structure to be used as specialized housing in accordance with the program;
  • tenant-based rental (voucher) assistance under the United States Housing Act of 1937 for use only by qualified relatives who are raising a child and are eligible for such assistance for rental of a dwelling unit that qualifies as specialized housing;
  • elderly housing project rental assistance under the Housing Act of 1959 in connection with dwelling units that qualify as specialized housing and are made available for occupancy only by qualified relatives who are raising a child and are eligible for occupancy in such housing; and
  • help with ongoing operational expenses of any specialized housing, including costs of supportive services required for such housing.