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Public Law 91-431
91st Congress, H. R. 17795

October 6, 1970

An Act

84 STAT. 886

To amend title VII of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representativex of the I'nited States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be Emergency cited as the "Emergency (Community Facilities Act of 1970”. Community Sec. 2. (a) The Congress finds that a large number of municipali- Facilities

Act of 1970. ties and other entities of local government throughout the Nation are unable to finance construction of vital and urgently needed public facilities because of the shortage of funds for long-term borrowing.

(b) The Congress further finds that there is an immediate need for such facilities in order to provide basic safeguards for the health and well-being of the people of the United States, to check widespread pollution of irreplaceable water sources, and to provide an effective and practical method of combating rising unemployment.

SEC. 3. (a) Section 708 (a) of the Housing and Urban Development Water and sewer Act of 1965 is amended by adding at the end thereof the following facilities, ,

grants. new sentence: "In addition, upon the enactment of the Emergency

79 Stat. 493; Community Facilities Act of 1970, there is authorized to be appro- 83 Stat: 391. priated for grants under section 702 not to exceed $1,000,000,000 for

42 USC 3108. the fiscal year commencing July 1, 1970."

42 USC 3102. (b) Section 708(b) of such Act is amended by striking out “1971" and inserting in lieu thereof “1972”.

(c) Section 702(c) of such Act is amended by striking out "1970" in clause (2) and inserting in lieu thereof “1971".

[Note by the Office of the Federal Register.- The foregoing Act, having been presented to the President of the United States on Wednesday, September 23, 1970, for his approval and not having been returned by him to the House of Congress in which it originated within the time prescribed by the Constitution of the United States, has become a law without his approval on October 6, 1970.)

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LEGIS LATIVE HISTORY:

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HOUSE REPORT No. 91-1263 (Comm. on Banking and Currency).
SENATE REPORT No. 91-1189 accompanying S. 3938 (Comm. on Banking

and Currency). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 116 (1970):

Sept. 10, considered and passed House.
Sept. 21, considered and passed Senate, in lieu of S. 3938.

(234)

Public Law 91-432
91st Congress, H. J. Res. 1366

October 2, 1970

Joint Resolution

To provide for the temporary extension of the Federal Housing Administration's

insurance authority.

84 STAT. 887
12 USC 1748h-1.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) section 2(a) of Housing. the National Housing Act is amended by striking out “October 1, 83 Stat. 379. 1970” in the first sentence and inserting in lieu thereof “November 1, 12 USC 1703. 1970”.

(b) Section 217 of such Act is amended by striking out “October 1, 12 USC 1715h. 1970“ and inserting in lieu thereof “November 1, 1970”.

(c) Section 221(f) of such Act is amended by striking out 12 Usc 17151. "October 1, 1970” in the fifth sentence and inserting in lieu thereof 84 STAT. 886 "November 1, 1970”.

(d) Section 809(f) of such Act is amended by striking out “October 1, 1970” in the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof "November 1, 1970".

(e) Section 810(k) of such Act is amended by striking 12 USC 2748h-2. out “October 1, 1970” in the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof“November 1, 1970”.

(f) Section 1002(a) of such Act is amended by striking 12 USC 1749bb. out “October 1, 1970” in the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof “November 1, 1970”. (g) Section 1101(a) of such Act is amended by striking 12 usc 1749aaa.

USC out “October 1, 1970” in the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof "November 1, 1970”.

Approved October 2, 1970.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

SENATE REPORT No. 91-1206 (Comm. on Banking and Currency).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 116 (1970):

Sept. 16, considered and passed House.
Sept. 25, considered and passed Senate.

Public Law 91-525
91st Congress, H. J. Res. 1403

December 1, 1970

Joint Resolution

84 STAT. 1384

To provide an additional temporary extension of the Federal Housing Adminis

tration's insurance authority.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) section 2 (a) of the Housing. National Housing Act is amended by striking out “December 1, 1970” Ante, p. 1064. in the first sentence and inserting in lieu thereof “January 1, 1971”.

(b) Section 217 of such Act is amended by striking out “December 1, 1970% and inserting in lieu thereof “January 1, 1971".

(c) Section 221(f) of such Act is amended by striking out “Decem- Ante, p. 1065. ber 1, 1970” in the fifth sentence and inserting in lieu thereof "January 1, 1971”.

(d) Section 809(f) of such Act is amended by striking out “December 1, 1970” in the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof "January 1, 1971".

(e) Section 810(k) of such Act is amended by striking out “December 1, 1970” in the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof "January 1, 1971".

(f) Section 1002(a) of such Act is amended by striking out “December 1, 1970” in the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof “January 1, 1971”.

(g) Section 1101 (a) of such Act is amended by striking out “December 1, 1970” in the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof “January 1, 1971.

Approved December 1, 1970.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

CONGRESS IONAL RECORD, Vol. 116 (1970):

Nov. 30, considered and passed House and Sena

(236)

91st Congress, H, R. 19436

December 31, 1970

An Act

84 STAT. 1770

To provide for the establishment of a national urban growth policy, to encourage and support the proper growth and development of our States, metropolitan areas, cities, counties, and towns with emphasis upon new community and inner city development, to extend and amend laws relating to housing and urban development, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Housing and Urban Development Act of 1970".

TITLE I-MORTGAGE CREDIT

Housing and
Urban
Development
Act of 1970.

EXTENSION OF PROGRAMS

Sec. 101. (a) Section 2(a) of the National Housing Act is amended Ante, p. 1384. by striking out “January 1, 1971” in the first sentence and inserting in 12 Usc 1703. lieu thereof “October 1, 1972”.

(b) Section 217 of such Act is amended by striking out “January 1, 1971" and inserting in lieu thereof “October 1, 1972”.

(c) Section 221 (f) of such Act is amended by striking out “January 1, 1971” in the fifth sentence and inserting in lieu thereof “October 1, 1972”.

(d) Section 235 (m) of such Act is amended by striking out “Octo- 83 Stat. 379. ber 1, 1971” and inserting in lieu thereof “October 1, 1972”.

12 USC 1715z. (e) Section 236(n) of such Act is amended by striking out “Octo- 12 USC 17152-1. ber 1, 1971” and inserting in lieu thereof “October 1, 1972”.

(f) Section 809(f) of such Act is amended by striking out “January 1, 1971” in the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof “October 1, 1972”.

(g) Section 810(k) of such Act is amended by striking out “January 1, 1971” in the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof “October 1, 1972".

(h) Section 1002(a) of such Act is amended by striking out “January 1, 1971” in the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof “October 1, 1972”.

(i) Section 1101 (a) of such Act is amended by striking out "January 1, 1971” in the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof “October 1, 1972".

AUTHORIZATION FOR ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS UNDER SECTIONS 235 AND 236

Sec. 102. (a) The second sentence of section 235 (h) (1) of the National Housing Act is amended

82 Stat. 479; (1) by inserting “outstanding” before “contracts” the first 83 Stat. 381. place the term appears; and

(2) by striking out “by $125,000,000 on July 1, 1970, and by $170,000,000 on July 1, 1971" and inserting in lieu thereof "by $150,000,000 on July 1, 1970, and by $200,000,000 on July 1, 1971”. (b) The second sentence of section 236(i) (1) of such Act is amended

(1) by inserting “outstanding” before “contracts” the first place the term appears; and

(2) by striking out "by $125,000,000 on July 1, 1970, and by $170,000,000 on July 1, 1971” and inserting in lieu thereof “by $150,000,000 on July 1, 1970, and by $200,000,000 on July 1, 1971".

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84 STAT. 1771

RENT SUPPLEMENT PAYMENTS

82 Stat. 503. 12 USC 1701s.

Sec. 103. Section 101(a) of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965 is amended by striking out “and by $100,000,000 on July 1, 1970” and inserting in lieu thereof “by $100,000,000 on July 1, 1970, and by $40,000,000 on July 1, 1971".

COMPENSATION FOR DEFECTS IN SECTION 235 EXISTING HOUSING

78 Stat. 783. 12 USC 1735b.

Sec. 104. Section 518 of the National Housing Act is amended by redesignating subsection (b) as subsection (c) and inserting after subsection (a) a new subsection as follows:

"(b) The Secretary is authorized to make expenditures to correct, or to compensate the owner for, structural or other defects which seriously affect the use and livability of any single-family dwelling which is covered by a mortgage insured under section 235 of this Act and is more than one year old on the date of the issuance of the insurance commitment, if (1) the owner requests assistance from the Secretary not later than one year after the insurance of the mortgage, or, in the case of a dwelling covered by a mortgage which was insured prior to the date of enactment of this subsection, one year after the date of enactment of this subsection, and (2) the defect is one that existed on the date of the issuance of the insurance commitment and is one that a proper inspection could reasonably be expected to disclose. The Secretary may require from the seller of any such dwelling an agreement to reimburse him for any payments made pursuant to this subsection with respect to such dwelling."

USE OF EXISTİNG HOUSING UNDER SECTION 235 PROGRAM

82 Stat. 479; 83 Stat. 381. 12 USC 1715z.

Sec. 105. Section 235 (h) of the National Housing Act is amended

(1) by striking out “July 1, 1971" in subparagraph (B) of paragraph (3) and inserting in lieu thereof "July 1, 1972'; and

(2) by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: “(4) At least 10 per centum of the total amount of contracts for assistance payments authorized by appropriation Acts to be made after June 30, 1971, shall be available for use only with respect to dwellings, or dwelling units in projects, which are approved by the Secretary prior to substantial rehabilitation."

MORTGAGE INSURANCE UNDER SECTION 235 (I) FOR REHABILITATION

OF DUPLEXES

Sec. 106. Section 235 (i) (3) (A) of the National Housing Act is amended by striking out “if the dwelling is purchased with the assistance of a nonprofit organization and is' and inserting in lieu thereof “and which is".

ASSISTANCE UNDER SECTION 235 PROGRAM FOR COOPERATIVE PROJECTS

FINANCED UNDER CERTAIN STATE OR LOCAL PROGRAMS

SEC. 107. Section 235(b) (2) of the National Housing Act is amended by inserting “(A)” after “the cooperative association of which the family is a member shall operate", and by inserting before the period at the end thereof the following: "; or (B) a housing project which is financed under a State or local program providing assistance through loans, loan insurance, or tax abatements, and which prior to completion of construction or rehabilitation is approved for receiving the benefits of this section”.

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