H.R. 3191 (101st): Department of Housing and Urban Development Accountability Act of 1989

Introduced:
Aug 04, 1989 (101st Congress, 1989–1990)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Charles “Chuck” Schumer
Representative for New York's 10th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Related Bills
H.R. 1 (Related)
Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989

Signed by the President
Dec 15, 1989

 
Status

This bill was introduced on August 4, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Aug 04, 1989
Referred to Committee Aug 04, 1989
 
Full Title

To prevent abuses of the process for selection for housing assistance under programs administered by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

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Cosponsors
32 cosponsors (32D) (show)
Committees

House Financial Services

Housing and Insurance

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Library of Congress Summary

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8/4/1989--Introduced.
Department of Housing and Urban Development Accountability Act of 1989 - Requires the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to provide for the following in the housing assistance selection process:
(1) publication in the Federal Register of selection criteria and assistance availability;
(2) documentation of selection decisions, including individual program documentation standards published in the Federal Register; and
(3) specified applicant disclosure.
Requires:
(1) the Secretary to report to the Congress regarding such activities and a related consultant fee limitation plan; and
(2) the Inspector General of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to include in his semiannual reports an assessment of compliance with the requirements of this Act. Prohibits during any housing assistance selection process:
(1) an applicant from soliciting or obtaining any covered selection information from any HUD officer or employee; or
(2) a HUD officer or employee from knowingly disclosing such information to any person other than a person authorized by the Secretary to receive it.
Sets forth administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for disclosure violations.
Directs the Secretary to consider any applicable low-income tax credit in establishing assisted housing owner profit levels.

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