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(Footnote continued from preceding page.) of $100,000,000 on July 1 in each of the years 1950, 1951, 1952, and 1953, respectively: PROVIDED, That (subject to the total authorization of not to exceed $500,000,000)" and substituted $500,000,000, which limit shall be increased by further amounts of $200,000,000 on July 1 in each of the years 1955 and 1956, respectively: PROVIDED, That".

Sec. 301, Housing Act of 1957, Public Law 85-104, approved July 12, 1957, 71 Stat. 294, 299, amended the language preceding the proviso to read as follows:

"(b) The Administrator, on and after July 1, 1949, may, with the approval of the President, contract to make capital grants, with respect to projects assisted under this title, aggregating not to exceed $900,000,000, which limit shall be increased by $350,000,000 on the date of enactment of the Housing Act of 1957:".

Sec. 405(1), Housing Act of 1959, Public Law 86-372, approved Sept. 23, 1959, 73 Stat. 654, 672, amended the sentence to read as follows:

"(b) The Administrator, on and after July 1, 1949, may with the approval of the President, contract to make grants under this title aggregating not to exceed $1,350,000,000, which limit shall be increased by $350,000,000 on the date of enactment of the Housing Act of 1959, and by $300,000,000 on July 1, 1960.

Sec. 303, Housing Act of 1961, Public Law 87-70, approved June 30, 1961, 75 Stat. 149, 166, amended the sentence to read as follows:

"(b) The Administrator may, with the approval of the President, contract to make grants under this title aggregating not to exceed $4,000,000,000: PROVIDED, That of such sum the Administrator may, without regard to other provisions of this title, contract to make grants aggregating not to exceed $25,000,000 for mass transportation demonstration projects which he determines will assist in carrying out urban transportation plans and research, including but not limited to the development of data and information of general applicability on the reduction of urban transportation needs, the improvement of mass transportation service, and the contribution of such service toward meeting total urban transportation needs at minimum cost.'

Sec. 304, Housing Act of 1964 Public Law 88-560, approved Sept. 2, 1964, 78 Stat. 769, 785, substituted "Not to exceed $4,725,000,000" for "not to exceed $4,000,000,000".

Sec. 304(a), Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965, Public Law 89-117, approved Aug. 10, 1965, 79 Stat. 451, 475, struck out "$4,725,000,000" and inserted in lieu thereof "$4,700,000,000, which amount shall be increased by $675,000,000 on the date of the enactment of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965, by $725,000,000 on July 1, 1966, and by $750,000,000 on July 1 in each of the years 1967 and 1968".

Sec. 304(b), Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965, Public Law 89-117, approved Aug. 10, 1965, 79 Stat. 451, 475, repealed the proviso. (Footnote continued)

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President? contract to make grants under this
title aggregating not to exceed $7,600,000,000,
which amount shall be increased by $1,400,000,000 on
July 1, 1969. In addition to the authority to

make grants provided in the first sentence of GRANT

this subsection, the Secretary may contract to AUTHORIZATION make grants under this title, on or after July

1, 1967, in an amount not to exceed $600,000,000: Provided, That the authority to contract to make grants provided by this sentence shall be exercised only with respect to an urban renewal project which is identified and scheduled to be carried out as

one of the projects or activities included within GRANT

an approved comprehensive city demonstration AUTHORIZATION program assisted under the provisions of section DEMONSTRATION 105(c) of the Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan CITIES

Development Act of 1966. Such3 grants shall PROGRAM

not be used for major long-term capital improvement; shall not exceed two-thirds of the cost, as determined or estimated by the Secretary, of the project for which the grant is made; and shall be

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Sec. 502(a), Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, Public LAW 90-448, approved August 1, 1968, 82 Stat. 476, 521, struck out everything after "exceed" and inserted in lieu thereof "$7,600,000,000, which amount shall be increased by $1,400,000,000 on July 1, 1969".

Executive Order 10530, issued May 10, 1954, 19 Fed. Reg. 2709, empowers the Housing and Home Finance Administrator to perform this function without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President. 2

This sentence was inserted by Sec. 113, Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development Act of 1966, Public Law 89-754, approved November 3, 1966, 80 Stat. 1255, 1260, with a limit of $250,000,000 on the authority. Sec. 502(b), Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, Public Law 90-448, approved August 1, 1968, 82 Stat. 476, 521 increased the limit to $600,000,000. 3

This sentence was inserted by Sec. 303, Housing Act of 1961, Public Law 87-70, approved June 30, 1961, 75 Stat. 149, 166 and should have been repealed as part of Sec. 304(b) of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965, Public Law 89-117, approved, Aug 10, 1965, 79 Stat. 451, 475 which repealed the proviso concerning mass transportation demonstration projects.

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subject to such other terms and conditions as
he may prescribe. The Secretary is authorized,
notwithstanding the provisions of section 3648
of the Revised Statutes, as amended, to make
advance or progress payments on account of any
grant contracted to be made pursuant to this
section. The faith of the United States is
solemnly pledged to the payment of all' grants
contracted for under this title, and there are
hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of
any money in the Treasury not otherwise
appropriated, the amounts neceşsary to provide
for such payments: Provided, That any amounts
so appropriated shall also be available for re-
paying to the Secretary of the Treasury, for
application to notes of the Secretary, the
principal amounts of any funds advanced to local
public agencies under this title which the
Secretary determines to be uncollectible
because of the termination of activities for which
such advances were made, together with the interest
paid or accrued to the Secretary of the Treasury
(as determined by him) attributable to notes given
by the Secretary in connection with such advances,
but all such repayments shall constitute a charge
against the authorization to make contracts for
grants contained in this section: Provided Further, 5
That no such determination of the Secretary shall be
construed to prejudice the rights of the United
States with respect to any such advance.

Ithis sentence was inserted by sec. 303, Housing Act of 1961, Public Law 87-70, approved June 30, 1961, 75 Stat. 149, 166.

2sec. 417(1), Housing Act of 1959, Public Law 86-372, approved Sept. 23, 1959, 73 Stat. 654, 676, struck out the word "capital" before "grants".

3Sec. 405(2), Housing Act of 1959, Public Law 86-372, approved Sept. 23, 1959, 79 Stat. 654, 672, added this proviso.

Sec. 6(a) of the Act of May 25, 1967, Public Law 90-19, 81 Stat. 17, added the words, "of the Treasury".

5Sec. 405 (2), Housing Act of 1959, Public Law 86-372, approved Sept. 23, 1959, 73 Stat. 654, 672, added this proviso.

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LIMITATION OR RESTRICTION OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

GRANTS FOR COMMUNITY RENEWAL PROGRAMS

(c)?

Notwithstanding any other provision of this or any other Act, if financial assistance authorized by this title to be made available to a locality or local public agency may be made available to any locality or local public agency within the limitations provided in sections 102(e), 103(b), and 106(e), and the second paragraph following the paragraph numbered (6) of section 110(c), the amount of such financial assistance made available to any locality or local public agency upon submission and processing of proper application therefor shall not otherwise be restricted except on the basis of (1) urgency of need, and (2) feasibility, as determined by the Secretary. (a)

The Secretary may contract to make grants for the preparation or completion of community renewal programs, which may include, without being limited to, (1) the identification of slum areas or blighted, deteriorated, or deteriorating areas in the community, (2) the measurement of the nature and degree of blight and blighting factors within such areas, (3) determination of the financial, relocation, and other resources needed and available to renew such areas, (4) the identification of potential project areas and, where feasible, types of urban renewal action contemplated within such areas, and (5) scheduling or programming of urban renewal activities. Such programs shall conform, in the determination of the governing body of the locality, to the general plan of the locality as a whole. The Secretary may establish reasonable requirements respecting the scope and content of such programs. No contract for a grant pursuant to this subsection shall be made unless the governing body of the locality involved has approved the preparation or completion of the community renewal program and the submission by the local public agency of an application for such a grant. Notwithstanding section 110(h) or the use in any other provision of this title of the term "local public agency" or "local public agencies", the Secretary may make grants pursuant to this subsection for the preparation or comple

Sec. 405(3) Housing Act of 1959, Public Law 86-372, approved Sept. 23, 1959, 73 Stat. 654, 672, added this subsection.

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tion of a community renewal program to a single
local public body authorized to perform the planning
work necessary to such preparation or completion.
No grant made pursuant to this subsection sball
exceed two-thirds of the cost (as such cost 18
determined or estimated by the Secretary) of the
preparation or completion of the community
renewal program for which such grant is made.

LOCAL
GRANTS-IN-AID

Requirements for Local Grants-in-Aid

SEC 104, Every contract for capital grants under

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As originally enacted section 104 read as follows: "Every contract for capital grant under this title shall require local grants-in-aid in connection with the project involved which, together with the local grants-in-aid to be provided in connection with all other projects of the local public agency on which contracts for capital grants have theretofore been made, will be at least equal to one-third of the aggregate net projects costs involved (it being the purpose of this provision and sec. 103 to limit the aggregate of the capital grants made by the Administrator with respect to all the projects of a local public agency on which contracts for capital grants have been made under this title to an amount not exceeding two-thirds of the difference between the aggregate of the gross project costs of all such projects and the aggregate of the total sales prices and capital values referred to in sec. 210(1) of land in such projects)."

Sec. 306, Housing Act of 1954, Public Law 560, 83rd Congress approved Aug. 2, 1954, 68 Stat. 590, 625, substituted "of the property" for "of land" near the end of the section.

Sec. 306, Housing Act of 1956, Public Law 1020, 84th Congress, approved Aug. 7, 1956, 70 Stat. 1091, 1101, amended sec. 104 to read as follows: "Every contract for capital grants under this title shall require local grants-in-aid in connection with the project involved. Such local grants-in-aid, together with the local grants-in-aid to be provided in connection with all other projects of the local public agency on which contracts for capital grants have theretofore been made, shall not be required in excess of one-third of the aggregate net project costs of all projects of the local public agency on which contracts for capital grants have been made."

Sec. 302(2), Housing Act of 1957, Public Law 85-104, approved July 12, 1957, 71 Stat. 294, 300, added at the end of the section "on twothirds basis, or in excess of one-fourth of the aggregate net project costs of all projects of the local public agency on which contracts for capital grants have been made on the three-fourths basis".

Sec. 301(b), Housing Act of 1961, Public Law 87-70, approved June 30, 1961, 75 Stat. 149, 166, amended the second sentence to read as set forth in the text.

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