Department of Housing and Urban Development
Makes appropriations for FY 1992 for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for:
(1) housing programs, including Homeownership and Opportunity for People Everywhere Grants (HOPE Grants);
(2) community planning and development;
(3) research and technology;
(4) fair housing activities; and
(5) management and administration, including the Office of the Inspector General and personal services and travel of departmental headquarters.
Limits the amounts of specified loan obligations, including guarantee commitments of the Government National Mortgage Association. Makes funds available for the renewal of expiring low-income subsidy contracts.
Makes funds available for grants to public housing agencies for use in eliminating drug-related crime in public housing projects.
Makes funds available for the low-income moderate rehabilitation program to be used to assist homeless individuals.
Transfers assets and liabilities of the revolving fund for rehabilitation loans to the revolving fund for liquidating programs under the Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1955.
Establishes in the Office of the Secretary of HUD an Office of Lead Based Paint Abatement and Poisoning Prevention, headed by a career Senior Executive Service employee who shall be responsible for all lead-based paint abatement and poisoning prevention activities.
Allows the following municipalities to retain land disposition proceeds from certain financially closed-out projects not paid to HUD:
(1) the city of New London, Connecticut;
(2) the Housing Authority of the city of Jefferson, Missouri;
(3) the city of Vallejo, California; and
(4) the Urban Renewal Authority of the city of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Allows the cities of Newburyport and Malden, Massachusetts, to retain categorical settlement grant funds or urban renewal grant funds after the financial closeout of specified urban renewal projects.
Directs the Secretary to cancel the indebtedness of Calhoun Falls, South Carolina, relating to a public facilities loan.
Limits the number of Senior Executive Service positions other than career-appointees in HUD. Amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 to establish a separate fair market rental rate for Monroe County, Pennsylvania. Amends the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act and the Housing Act of 1959 to allow service coordinators in housing for the elderly projects.
Amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 to give priority to public housing applications for new construction, acquisition, or acquisition and rehabilitation in areas with an inadequate supply of housing for low-income families.
Amends the Housing Act of 1937 to revise administrative provisions for determining whether an agency is troubled with respect to the modernization of a housing program.
Prohibits the use of funds to implement a specified rule relating to low-income public and Indian housing vacancies.
Revises provisions relating to performance indicators for public housing agencies.
Directs the Secretary to cancel the indebtedness of the Sale Creek Utility District in Soddy Daisy, Tennessee, relating to a specified public facilities loan.
Directs the Secretary to transfer title to the repossessed property known as the Roosevelt Homes Project in Davenport, Iowa, to a nonprofit organization selected by the city of Davenport. Provides for the reversion of such property back to the Secretary if it is used for other than an integrated program of shelter and social services to the homeless or for other than nonprofit use.
Provides for the commencement of the term for housing assistance for the Ganado Acres project in Apache County, Arizona. Sets forth provisions related to noncompetitive procurement purchase of general liability insurance by public housing authorities from a nonprofit insurance entity.
Sets forth staffing ceilings in program offices in the headquarters offices of HUD. Amends the Housing Act of 1937 to allow the use of public and Indian housing modernization funds for lead-based paint risk assessments and interim containment measures.
Provides that housing authorities who have paid for risk assessments in FY 1991 shall be paid or reimbursed for modernization funds in FY 1992.
Amends the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987 to modify the 25 percent presale requirement for the award of Nehemiah housing opportunity grants.
Declares that for purposes of the United States Housing Act of 1937 members of the Pascua Yaqui tribe who reside in Guadalupe, Arizona, shall be considered (without fiscal year limitation) as residing on an Indian reservation or other Indian area.