Note: This document was edited by PHADA to include only Title V of H.R. 4194 -- the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act. The Fiscal Year 1999 HUD Appropriations (Title II of H.R. 4194) is also available.


H.R.4194

TITLE V--PUBLIC HOUSING AND TENANT-BASED ASSISTANCE REFORM

SEC. 501. SHORT TITLE AND TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE V--PUBLIC HOUSING AND TENANT-BASED ASSISTANCE REFORM

Subtitle A--General Provisions

Subtitle B--Public Housing

Part 1--Capital and Operating Assistance

Part 2--Admissions and Occupancy Requirements

Part 3--Management, Homeownership, and Demolition and Disposition

Subtitle C--Section 8 Rental and Homeownership Assistance

Subtitle D--Home Rule Flexible Grant Demonstration

Subtitle E--Accountability and Oversight of Public Housing Agencies

Subtitle F--Safety and Security in Public and Assisted Housing

Subtitle G--Repeals and Related Provisions

SEC. 502. FINDINGS AND PURPOSES.

SEC. 503. EFFECTIVE DATE AND REGULATIONS.

Subtitle A--General Provisions

SEC. 505. DECLARATION OF POLICY AND PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCY ORGANIZATION.

`SEC. 2. DECLARATION OF POLICY AND PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCY ORGANIZATION.

SEC. 506. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 507. MINIMUM RENT.

SEC. 508. DETERMINATION OF ADJUSTED INCOME AND MEDIAN INCOME.

SEC. 509. FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY PROGRAM.

SEC. 510. PROHIBITION ON USE OF FUNDS.

SEC. 511. PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCY PLAN.

`SEC. 5A. PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCY PLANS.

SEC. 512. COMMUNITY SERVICE AND FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS.

SEC. 513. INCOME TARGETING.

SEC. 514. REPEAL OF FEDERAL PREFERENCES.

SEC. 515. JOINT VENTURES AND CONSORTIA OF PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCIES; REPEAL OF ENERGY CONSERVATION PROVISIONS.

`SEC. 13. CONSORTIA, JOINT VENTURES, AFFILIATES, AND SUBSIDIARIES OF PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCIES.

SEC. 516. PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCY MORTGAGES AND SECURITY INTERESTS.

`SEC. 30. PUBLIC HOUSING MORTGAGES AND SECURITY INTERESTS.

SEC. 517. MENTAL HEALTH ACTION PLAN.

Subtitle B--Public Housing

PART 1--CAPITAL AND OPERATING ASSISTANCE

SEC. 518. CONTRIBUTIONS FOR LOWER INCOME HOUSING PROJECTS.

SEC. 519. PUBLIC HOUSING CAPITAL AND OPERATING FUNDS.

`SEC. 9. PUBLIC HOUSING CAPITAL AND OPERATING FUNDS.

SEC. 520. TOTAL DEVELOPMENT COSTS.

SEC. 521. SANCTIONS FOR IMPROPER USE OF AMOUNTS.

SEC. 522. REPEAL OF MODERNIZATION FUND.

PART 2--ADMISSIONS AND OCCUPANCY REQUIREMENTS

SEC. 523. FAMILY CHOICE OF RENTAL PAYMENT.

SEC. 524. OCCUPANCY BY POLICE OFFICERS AND OVER-INCOME FAMILIES.

SEC. 525. SITE-BASED WAITING LISTS.

SEC. 526. PET OWNERSHIP.

`SEC. 31. PET OWNERSHIP IN PUBLIC HOUSING.

PART 3--MANAGEMENT, HOMEOWNERSHIP, AND DEMOLITION AND DISPOSITION

SEC. 529. CONTRACT PROVISIONS.

SEC. 530. HOUSING QUALITY REQUIREMENTS.

SEC. 531. DEMOLITION AND DISPOSITION OF PUBLIC HOUSING.

`SEC. 18. DEMOLITION AND DISPOSITION OF PUBLIC HOUSING.

`(aa) tenant-based assistance, except that the requirement under this clause regarding offering of comparable housing shall be fulfilled by use of tenant-based assistance only upon the relocation of such family into such housing;

`(bb) project-based assistance; or

`(cc) occupancy in a unit operated or assisted by the public housing agency at a rental rate paid by the family that is comparable to the rental rate applicable to the unit from which the family is vacated;

SEC. 532. RESIDENT COUNCILS AND RESIDENT MANAGEMENT CORPORATIONS.

SEC. 533. CONVERSION OF PUBLIC HOUSING TO VOUCHERS; REPEAL OF FAMILY INVESTMENT CENTERS.

`SEC. 22. AUTHORITY TO CONVERT PUBLIC HOUSING TO VOUCHERS.

`(aa) tenant-based assistance, except that the requirement under this clause regarding offering of comparable housing shall be fulfilled by use of tenant-based assistance only upon the relocation of such family into such housing;

`(bb) project-based assistance; or

`(cc) occupancy in a unit operated or assisted by the public housing agency at a rental rate paid by the family that is comparable to the rental rate applicable to the unit from which the family is vacated;

SEC. 534. TRANSFER OF MANAGEMENT OF CERTAIN HOUSING TO INDEPENDENT MANAGER AT REQUEST OF RESIDENTS.

`SEC. 25. TRANSFER OF MANAGEMENT OF CERTAIN HOUSING TO INDEPENDENT MANAGER AT REQUEST OF RESIDENTS.

SEC. 535. DEMOLITION, SITE REVITALIZATION, REPLACEMENT HOUSING, AND TENANT-BASED ASSISTANCE GRANTS FOR PROJECTS.

`SEC. 24. DEMOLITION, SITE REVITALIZATION, REPLACEMENT HOUSING, AND TENANT-BASED ASSISTANCE GRANTS FOR PROJECTS.

SEC. 536. HOMEOWNERSHIP.

`SEC. 32. RESIDENT HOMEOWNERSHIP PROGRAMS.

SEC. 537. REQUIRED CONVERSION OF DISTRESSED PUBLIC HOUSING TO TENANT-BASED ASSISTANCE.

`SEC. 33. REQUIRED CONVERSION OF DISTRESSED PUBLIC HOUSING TO TENANT-BASED ASSISTANCE.

`(aa) tenant-based assistance, except that the requirement under this clause regarding offering of comparable housing shall be fulfilled by use of tenant-based assistance only upon the relocation of such family into such housing;

`(bb) project-based assistance; or

`(cc) occupancy in a unit operated or assisted by the public housing agency at a rental rate paid by the family that is comparable to the rental rate applicable to the unit from which the family is vacated.

SEC. 538. LINKING SERVICES TO PUBLIC HOUSING RESIDENTS.

`SEC. 34. SERVICES FOR PUBLIC HOUSING RESIDENTS.

SEC. 539. MIXED-FINANCE PUBLIC HOUSING.

`SEC. 35. MIXED FINANCE PUBLIC HOUSING.

Subtitle C--Section 8 Rental and Homeownership Assistance

SEC. 545. MERGER OF CERTIFICATE AND VOUCHER PROGRAMS.

SEC. 546. PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCIES.

SEC. 547. ADMINISTRATIVE FEES.

SEC. 548. LAW ENFORCEMENT AND SECURITY PERSONNEL IN ASSISTED HOUSING.

SEC. 549. ADVANCE NOTICE TO TENANTS OF EXPIRATION, TERMINATION, OR OWNER NONRENEWAL OF ASSISTANCE CONTRACT.

SEC. 550. TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

SEC. 551. FUNDING AND ALLOCATION.

SEC. 552. TREATMENT OF COMMON AREAS.

SEC. 553. PORTABILITY.

SEC. 554. LEASING TO VOUCHER HOLDERS.

SEC. 555. HOMEOWNERSHIP OPTION.

SEC. 556. RENEWALS.

SEC. 557. MANUFACTURED HOUSING DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM.

SEC. 558. AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS.

SEC. 559. RULEMAKING AND IMPLEMENTATION.

Subtitle D--Home Rule Flexible Grant Demonstration

SEC. 561. HOME RULE FLEXIBLE GRANT DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM.

`TITLE IV--HOME RULE FLEXIBLE GRANT DEMONSTRATION

`SEC. 401. PURPOSE.

`SEC. 402. FLEXIBLE GRANT PROGRAM.

`SEC. 403. PROGRAM ALLOCATION AND COVERED HOUSING ASSISTANCE.

`SEC. 404. APPLICABILITY OF REQUIREMENTS UNDER PROGRAMS FOR COVERED HOUSING ASSISTANCE.

`SEC. 405. PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS.

`SEC. 406. APPLICATION.

`SEC. 407. TRAINING.

`SEC. 408. ACCOUNTABILITY.

`SEC. 409. DEFINITIONS.

`SEC. 410. TERMINATION AND EVALUATION.

`SEC. 411. APPLICABILITY.

Subtitle E--Accountability and Oversight of Public Housing Agencies

SEC. 563. STUDY OF ALTERNATIVE METHODS FOR EVALUATING PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCIES.

SEC. 564. PUBLIC HOUSING MANAGEMENT ASSESSMENT PROGRAM.

SEC. 565. EXPANSION OF POWERS FOR DEALING WITH PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCIES IN SUBSTANTIAL DEFAULT.

SEC. 566. AUDITS.

SEC. 567. ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR HOUSING AUTHORITY OF NEW ORLEANS.

SEC. 568. TREATMENT OF TROUBLED PHA'S.

Subtitle F--Safety and Security in Public and Assisted Housing

SEC. 575. PROVISIONS APPLICABLE ONLY TO PUBLIC HOUSING AND SECTION 8 ASSISTANCE.

`(aa) engaged in the destruction of property;

`(bb) engaged in violent activity against another person; or

`(cc) interfered with the right of peaceful enjoyment of the premises of another tenant.

SEC. 576. SCREENING OF APPLICANTS FOR FEDERALLY ASSISTED HOUSING.

SEC. 577. TERMINATION OF TENANCY AND ASSISTANCE FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USERS AND ALCOHOL ABUSERS IN FEDERALLY ASSISTED HOUSING.

SEC. 578. INELIGIBILITY OF DANGEROUS SEX OFFENDERS FOR ADMISSION TO PUBLIC HOUSING.

SEC. 579. DEFINITIONS.

Subtitle G--Repeals and Related Provisions

SEC. 581. ANNUAL REPORT.

SEC. 582. REPEALS RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING AND SECTION 8 PROGRAMS.

SEC. 583. PUBLIC HOUSING FLEXIBILITY IN CHAS.

SEC. 584. USE OF AMERICAN PRODUCTS.

SEC. 585. GAO STUDY ON HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM COSTS.

SEC. 586. AMENDMENTS TO PUBLIC AND ASSISTED HOUSING DRUG ELIMINATION ACT OF 1990.

`SEC. 5127. REPORTS.

`SEC. 5128. MONITORING.

`SEC. 5129. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

SEC. 587. REVIEW OF DRUG ELIMINATION PROGRAM CONTRACTS.

SEC. 588. PROHIBITION ON USE OF ASSISTANCE FOR EMPLOYMENT RELOCATION ACTIVITIES.

SEC. 589. TREATMENT OF OCCUPANCY STANDARDS.

SEC. 590. INCOME ELIGIBILITY FOR HOME AND CDBG PROGRAMS.

SEC 591. REPORT ON SINGLE FAMILY AND MULTIFAMILY HOMES.

SEC. 592. USE OF ASSISTED HOUSING BY ALIENS.

SEC. 593. PROTECTION OF SENIOR HOMEOWNERS UNDER REVERSE MORTGAGE PROGRAM.

SEC. 594. HOUSING COUNSELING.

SEC. 595. NATIVE AMERICAN HOUSING ASSISTANCE.

`SEC. 408. PUBLIC AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION.

SEC. 596. CDBG PUBLIC SERVICES CAP.

SEC. 597. MODERATE REHABILITATION PROGRAM.

SEC. 598. NATIONAL CITIES IN SCHOOLS PROGRAM.

SEC. 599. TENANT PARTICIPATION IN MULTIFAMILY HOUSING PROJECTS.

SEC. 599A. CLARIFICATION REGARDING RECREATIONAL VEHICLES.

SEC. 599B. DETERMINATION OF LOW-INCOME ELIGIBILITY FOR HOMEOWNERSHIP ASSISTANCE.

SEC. 599C. AMENDMENTS TO RURAL HOUSING PROGRAMS.

SEC. 599D. REAUTHORIZATION OF NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM.

SEC. 599E. ASSISTANCE FOR SELF-HELP HOUSING PROVIDERS

SEC. 599F. SPECIAL MORTGAGE INSURANCE ASSISTANCE.

SEC. 599G. REHABILITATION DEMONSTRATION GRANT PROGRAM.

SEC. 599H. ASSISTANCE FOR CERTAIN LOCALITIES.