Summary: H.R.9669 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.9669. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (10/20/1977)

Amends the National Housing Act to direct the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to give special emphasis to insuring mortgages covering group practice facilities or medical practice facilities which are to be used primarily for the purpose of providing preventive, diagnostic, and treatment services to elderly outpatients.

Amends the Housing and Community Development Act to entitle a grant recipient to an additional grant for the construction or maintenance of a senior center providing recreational, health, and nutritional services, regardless of whether such centers offer housing facilities.

Directs the Secretary to prescribe eligibility requirements for block grants for senior centers.

Redefines the term intermediate care facilities for purposes of the National Housing Act to include facilities that permit day health care services to the extent necessary to serve the needs of elderly persons served by the facility.