Homelessness in America--the Need for Permanent Housing: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Development of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, First Session, March 1 and 15, 1989

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Page 626 - ... through State, county, town, village, or other local and private action, including promotion of interstate, regional, and metropolitan cooperation; to encourage the maximum contributions that may be made by vigorous private homebuilding and mortgage lending industries to housing, urban development, and the national economy; and to provide for full and appropriate consideration, at the national level, of the needs and interests of the Nation's communities and of the people who live and work in...
Page 626 - Congress finds that establishment of an executive department is desirable to achieve the best administration of the principal programs of the Federal Government which provide assistance for housing and for the development of the Nation's communities; to assist the President in achieving maximum coordination of the various Federal activities which have a major effect upon urban community, suburban, or metropolitan development...
Page 388 - For 19 years HAC has been providing technical housing services, seed money loans from a revolving fund, housing program and policy analysis, training and information services to local and State governments, nonprofit and private organizations involved in the production of housing in rural and small town America. This has given us, we believe, a grasp of both the housing need in rural America and the policies, programs and funding which are needed to meet that need.
Page 452 - States and local governments for renovation, major rehabilitation or conversion of buildings for use as emergency shelters for homeless persons.
Page 629 - The Veterans Administration was established as an Independent agency under the President by Executive Order 5398 of July 21, 1930, In accordance with the Act of July 3, 1930 (46 Stat. 1016). This Act authorized the President to consolidate and coordinate Federal agencies especially created for or concerned in the administration of laws providing benefits for veterans. Under this Act, the Veterans' Bureau, the Bureau of Pensions, and the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers were consolidated...
Page 604 - These areas, so designated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA), are eligible for preferences and flexibility in many Federal grant programs. EZ/ECs are chosen competitively based on community poverty characteristics and local strategic planning processes. Enhancement Activities Refers to activities related to a particular transportation project that "enhance...
Page 626 - A part of a piece of equipment or appliance used to insert or withdraw objects, or to activate, deactivate, or adjust the equipment or appliance (for example, coin slot, pushbutton, handle). Physically Handicapped. An individual who has 'a physical impairment, including impaired sensory, manual, or speaking abilities, which results in a functional limitation in access to and use of a building or facility.
Page 225 - ... survey. That survey showed that the demand for emergency services had increased in cities across the nation and that on average only 43 percent of that demand was being met. Since that time the Conference has done numerous reports on hunger, homelessness and poverty 1n cities.
Page 340 - Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee, thank you for convening this hearing today and for the opportunity to speak.

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