Summary: H.R.1047 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (07/14/2015)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Housing Assistance Efficiency Act

(Sec. 2) Amends the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to allow (in addition to a state, local government, or public housing agency) a private nonprofit organization to administer permanent housing rental assistance provided through the Continuum of Care Program under the Act.

(Sec. 3) Requires the Department of Housing and Urban Development, at least once (currently, twice) during each fiscal year, to reallocate any housing assistance provided from the Emergency Solutions Grants Program that is unused or returned or that becomes available after the minimum allocation requirements under the Act.