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Housing Act of 1949

reflect additional costs and additional
proceeds since the date of the last
computation or recomputation; and

(2) if property has been acquired but
not disposed of prior to the computation
or recomputation of net project cost,
temporary loans made or secured under this
title to finance undertakings or activities
included in the program may remain outstanding
until the property has been disposed of and
the proceeds thereof together with additional
funds becoming available to the program, are
sufficient to permit repayment of the loans.

(b) In the event that gross project cost as
computed for a specified twelve-month period is
exceeded, with respect to that period, by the
sum of (1) the sales price of land or other property
sold, and (2) the imputed capital value of land or
other property leased or retained by the local public
agency in accordance with the provisions of the
urban renewal plan, the local public agency shall
pay to the Secretary two-thirds of the excess (or
three-fourths in the case of a program on a three-
fourths grant basis), which amount shall be available
to the Secretary for grant payments under section 103.

LOCAL GRANTS-IN-AID

Sec. 133.1(a) For the purpose of determining the eligibility of local grants-in-aid in connection with undertakings and activities carried out under a neighborhood development program, the three-year period referred to in the second paragraph of section 110(a) shall be deemed to be a period of three years prior to the authorization by the Secretary of the first contract for financial assistance under the program which includes the urban renewal area which is benefited by the public improvement or facility for which credit is claimed; and the seven-year period referred to in clause (1) of section 112(b) shall be deemed to be a period of seven years prior to the date of authorization

Isec. 133 was added by sec. 501, Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, Public Law 90-448, approved August 1, 1968, 82 Stat. 476, 518.

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by the Secretary of the first contract for
financial assistance under the program which
includes the urban renewal area which is
benefited by the expenditures for which credit
is claimed.

(b) No portion of the cost of a public
improvement or public facility (to the extent
otherwise eligible) may be included as a local
grant-in-aid in computing the gross project
cost of an approved program for any twelve-month
period--

(1) prior to commencement of construction
of the improvement or facility, or

(2) in excess of the amount actually expended or obligated by contract.

(c) The provisions of section 104 with respect to the pooling of local grants-in-aid among the various projects undertaken by a local public agency shall not be applicable with respect to any excess local grants-in-aid resulting from the urban renewal projects contained in a neighborhood development program.

GENERAL PROVISIONS

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Sec. 134. For purposes of this part--

(1) the workable program requirement in
section 101(c) shall apply to the authoriza-
tion, rather than the execution, of any contract
for loans or capital grants;

(2) capital grants on a three-fourths basis may only be made under section 103(a)(2) (B);

(3) the relocation requirements specified in section 105(c) shall apply to each annual increment of an approved program;

(4) section 106(g) (relating to transient housing) shall apply to activities undertaken under approved programs, except that the determination as to need for transient housing shall be made with respect to any sale or lease of land for construction of such housing prior

Isec. 134 was added by sec. 501, Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, Public Law 90-448, approved August 1, 1968, 82 Stat. 476, 518.

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to such sale or lease; and

(5) the requirement concerning demolition and removal of buildings and improvements stated in clause (A) of the sentence following paragraph (10) of section 110(c) shall apply to each annual increment of an approved program.

(b) The approval by the Secretary of financial assistance for one or more annual increments of a neighborhood development program shall not be considered as obligating him to provide financial assistance for any subsequent annual increments.

(c) The urban renewal plan referred to in section 110(b) may cover one or more of the urban renewal areas covered by a neighborhood development program and such plan may be modified from time to time to cover additional urban renewal areas added to the program. The Secretary may establish such requirements as he deems appropriate prescribing the scope and content of such plan, taking into consideration, among other matters, the degree of detail needed in the plan to properly and expeditiously carry out the activities and undertakings proposed in any annual increment of a neighborhood development program.

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Approved July 15, 1949

CONTINUATION OF ORIGINAL PROJECTS - DEMONSTRATIONS

EXCERPTS FROM HOUSING ACT OF 1954

(Public Law 560, 83d Congress, 68 Stat. 590, 629; 42 U.S.C.

1450 note and 1452a)

SEC. 312. Notwithstanding the amendments of this title to title I of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended, the Secretary,' with respect to any project covered by any Federal aid contract executed, or prior approval granted, by him under said title I before the effective date of this Act, upon request of the local public agency, shall continue to extend financial assistance for the completion of such project in accordance with the provisions of said title I in force immediately prior to the effective date of this Act.

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SEC. 314. (a) The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development is authorized to make grants, subject to such terms and conditions as he shall prescribe, to public bodies (including cities and other pälitical subdivisions) and nonprofit organizations, to assist them in developing, testing, and reporting methods and techniques, and carrying out demonstrations and other activities for the prevention and the elimination of slums and urban blight. In the case of any such grant to a nonprofit organization, the Secretary shall require that the assisted activities and undertakings are not inconsistent with the program of the local public agency. No such grant shall exceed 90 per centum of the cost, as determined or estimated by the Secretary, of the assisted activities or undertakings, but such a grant may in addition cover the full cost of writing and publishing the reports on such activities and

Isec. 10, Public Law 90-19, approved May 25, 1967, 81 Stat. 17, 22, substituted "Secretary" for "Administrator" throughout the Housing Act of 1954 in order to make it conform to the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act which placed all the functions of the Housing and Home Finance Administrator in the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

?Sec. 1702(a)(1), Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, Public Law 90-448, approved August 1, 1968, 82 Stat. 476, 603, inserted "and nonprofit organizations".

3sec. 1702(a) (2), Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, Public Law 90-448, approved August 1, 1968, 82 Stat. 476, 603 inserted this sentence.

*Sec. 1702(a)(3), Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, Public Law 90-4:48, approved August 1, 1968, 82 Stat. 476, 603, substituted "90 per centum" for "two-thirds".

undertakings. In administering this section, said Secretary shall give preference to those activities and undertakings which in his judgment can reasonably be expected to (1) contribute most significantly to the improvement of methods and techniques for the elimination and prevention of slums and blight, and (2) best serve to guide renewal programs in other communities.

(b) The Secretary is further authorized to pay for the cost of (1) writing and publishing reports on activities and undertakings financed by grants made under this section, as well as reports on similar activities and undertakings, not so financed, which are of significant value in furthering the purposes of this section, and (2) writing and publishing summaries and other informational material on such reports.

(c) The aggregate amount of grants made under subsection (a), and other costs incurred pursuant to subsection (b), shall not exceed $20,000,000+ and shall be payable from the grant funds provided under and authorized by section 103(b) of the Housing Act of 1949. The Secretary may make advance or progress payments on account of any contract entered into pursuant to this section, notwithstanding the provisions of section 3648 of the Revised Statutes, as amended.

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Approved August 2, 1954

Isec. 313, Housing Act of 1964, Public Law 88-560, approved Sept. 2, 1964, 78 Stat. 769, 792, amended this section to increase the ceiling from $5,000,000 to $10,000,000 on urban renewal grant funds which may be used in carrying out the demonstration grant program, and to provide that the full cost of writing and publishing reports (including summaries and other informational material) on demonstration projects and similar undertakings could be paid from Federal funds. Prior to this amendment the local public body was required to pay a minimum of one-third of such costs.

Sec. 1702(b), Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, Public law 90-448, approved August 1, 1968, 82 Stat. 476, 603, increased the ceiling to $20,000,000.

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