S.2960 - A bill to provide for rental assistance for homeless or at-risk Indian veterans.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT] (Introduced 11/20/2014)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/20/2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Introduced
Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:
Summary: S.2960 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/20/2014)
Amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 to authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to carry out a rental assistance and supportive housing program, in conjunction with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), for the benefit of Indian veterans who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness and who are residing on or near Indian areas.
Requires rental assistance under such program to be: (1) made available to recipients eligible for housing assistance block grants under the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996; and (2) awarded based on need, administrative capacity, and any other funding criteria established by the HUD Secretary in a notice published in the Federal Register after consulting with the VA Secretary.