[USC02] 42 USC 12703: Purposes of Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act
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42 USC 12703: Purposes of Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act Text contains those laws in effect on October 23, 2020
From Title 42-THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARECHAPTER 130-NATIONAL AFFORDABLE HOUSINGSUBCHAPTER I-GENERAL PROVISIONS AND POLICIES

§12703. Purposes of Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act

The purposes of this Act are-

(1) to help families not owning a home to save for a down payment for the purchase of a home;

(2) to retain wherever feasible as housing affordable to low-income families those dwelling units produced for such purpose with Federal assistance;

(3) to extend and strengthen partnerships among all levels of government and the private sector, including for-profit and nonprofit organizations, in the production and operation of housing affordable to low-income and moderate-income families;

(4) to expand and improve Federal rental assistance for very low-income families; and

(5) to increase the supply of supportive housing, which combines structural features and services needed to enable persons with special needs to live with dignity and independence.

( Pub. L. 101–625, title I, §103, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4085 .)

References in Text

This Act, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 101–625, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4079 , known as the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 12701 of this title and Tables.