H. R. 3564
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
December 6, 2011
Mr. Rangel introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services
To repeal the requirements under the United States Housing Act of 1937 for residents of public housing to engage in community service and to complete economic self-sufficiency programs.
This Act may be cited as the
Public Housing Tenants Respect Act of 2011.
Repeal of public housing community service and family self-sufficiency requirements
Section 12 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437j) is amended by striking subsections (c) through (g).
The United States Housing Act of 1937 is amended—
in section 5A(d)(12) (42 U.S.C. 1437c–1(d)(12))—
in subparagraph (A), by inserting
and after the semicolon;
in subparagraph (B), by striking the semicolon and inserting a period; and
by striking subparagraph (C);
in section 6(l)(1) (42 U.S.C. 1437d(l)(1)), by striking
except for noncompliance and all that follows through
based on such noncompliance; and
in section 9(e)(1)(H) (42 U.S.C. 1437g(e)(1)(H)), by striking
a public housing work program under section 12 and inserting
any program that provides work for residents of public housing.