38 U.S. Code Chapter 37 - HOUSING AND SMALL BUSINESS LOANS

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SUBCHAPTER I—GENERAL Sec. 3701. Definitions. 3702. Basic entitlement. 3703. Basic provisions relating to loan guaranty and insurance. 3704. Restrictions on loans. 3705. Warranties. 3706. Escrow of deposits and downpayments. 3707. Adjustable rate mortgages. 3707A. Hybrid adjustable rate mortgages. 3708. Authority to buy down interest rates: pilot program. SUBCHAPTER II—LOANS 3710. Purchase or construction of homes. 3711. Direct loans to veterans. 3712. Loans to purchase manufactured homes and lots. 3713. Release from liability under guaranty. 3714. Assumptions; release from liability. SUBCHAPTER III—ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS 3720. Powers of Secretary. 3721. Incontestability. 3722. Veterans Housing Benefit Program Fund. [3723 to 3725. Repealed.] 3726. Withholding of payments, benefits, etc. 3727. Expenditures to correct or compensate for structural defects in mortgaged homes. 3728. Exemption from State anti-usury provisions. 3729. Loan fee. 3730. Use of attorneys in court. 3731. Appraisals. 3732. Procedure on default. 3733. Property management. 3734. Annual submission of information on the Veterans Housing Benefit Program Fund and housing programs. [3735. Renumbered.] 3736. Reporting requirements. SUBCHAPTER IV—SMALL BUSINESS LOANS 3741. Definitions. 3742. Small business loan program. 3743. Liability on loans. 3744. Approval of loans by the Secretary. 3745. Interest on loans. 3746. Maturity of loans. 3747. Eligible financial institutions. 3748. Preference for disabled veterans. 3749. Revolving fund. 3750. Incorporation of other provisions by the Secretary. 3751. Termination of program. SUBCHAPTER V—DIRECT HOUSING LOANS FOR NATIVE AMERICAN VETERANS 3761. Direct housing loans to Native American veterans; program authority. 3762. Direct housing loans to Native American veterans; program administration. 3763. Native American Veteran Housing Loan Program Account. 3764. Qualified non-Native American veterans. 3765. Definitions. [SUBCHAPTER VI—TRANSFERRED] [3771 to 3775. Repealed or renumbered.]
Amendments

2006—Pub. L. 109–233, title I, §§ 103(f)(4), 104 (c),June 15, 2006, 120 Stat. 401, 402, substituted “DIRECT HOUSING LOANS FOR NATIVE AMERICAN VETERANS” for “NATIVE AMERICAN VETERAN HOUSING LOAN PILOT PROGRAM” in item for subchapter V, “Direct housing loans to Native American veterans; program authority” for “Pilot program” in item 3761, “Direct housing loans to Native American veterans; program administration” for “Direct housing loans to Native American veterans” in item 3762, and “Qualified non-Native American veterans” for “Definitions” in item 3764 and added item 3765.
2002—Pub. L. 107–330, title III, § 303(b),Dec. 6, 2002, 116 Stat. 2826, added item 3707A.
2001—Pub. L. 107–95, § 5(g)(2),Dec. 21, 2001, 115 Stat. 918, struck out item 3735 “Housing assistance for homeless veterans”, item for subchapter VI “LOAN GUARANTEE FOR MULTIFAMILY TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FOR HOMELESS VETERANS”, and items 3771 “Definitions”, 3772 “General authority”, 3773 “Requirements”, 3774 “Default”, and 3775 “Audit”.
1998—Pub. L. 105–368, title VI, §§ 601(b), 602(e)(3)(C),Nov. 11, 1998, 112 Stat. 3345, 3347, added item 3722, struck out items 3723 “Direct loan revolving fund”, 3724 “Loan Guaranty Revolving Fund”, and 3725 “Guaranty and Indemnity Fund”, substituted “Veterans Housing Benefit Program Fund and housing programs” for “Loan Guaranty Revolving Fund and the Guaranty and Indemnity Fund” in item 3734, substituted “Native American Veteran Housing Loan Program Account” for “Housing loan program account” in item 3763, and added item for subchapter VI and items 3771 to 3775.
1996—Pub. L. 104–110, title II, § 201(a)(2),Feb. 13, 1996, 110 Stat. 770, added item 3736.
Pub. L. 104–106, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2822(b)(2),Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 557, added item 3708.
1992—Pub. L. 102–547, §§ 3(a)(2), 8(c),Oct. 28, 1992, 106 Stat. 3635, 3640, added item 3707, item for subchapter V, and items 3761 to 3764.
1991—Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(b)(1),Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406, renumbered items 1801 to 1851 as 3701 to 3751, respectively.
Pub. L. 102–54, § 9(b),June 13, 1991, 105 Stat. 273, added item 1835.
1989—Pub. L. 101–237, title III, §§ 302(a)(3)(B), (b)(2), 313 (b)(1),Dec. 18, 1989, 103 Stat. 2070, 2071, 2077, substituted “Secretary” for “Administrator” in items 1820, 1844, and 1850, “Loan Guaranty Revolving Fund” for “Loan guaranty revolving fund” in item 1824, and “Guaranty and Indemnity Fund” for “Waiver of discharge requirements for hospitalized persons” in item 1825, and added item 1834.
1988—Pub. L. 100–322, title IV, § 415(e),May 20, 1988, 102 Stat. 552, in item 1803 substituted “guaranty and insurance” for “guaranty”, struck out item 1807 “Service after July 25, 1947, and prior to June 27, 1950”, reenacted items 1810 and 1811 without change, redesignated item 1819 “Loans to purchase manufactured homes and lots” as item 1812, item 1817 “Release from liability under guaranty” as item 1813, and item 1817A “Assumptions; release from liability” as item 1814, struck out item 1815 “Insurance of loans” and item 1818 “Service after January 31, 1955, and prior to August 5, 1964, or after May 7, 1975”, redesignated item 1816 “Procedure on default” as item 1832, struck out former item 1832 “Furnishing information to real estate professionals to facilitate the disposition of properties”, and added item 1833.
1987—Pub. L. 100–198, § 10(a)(3),Dec. 21, 1987, 101 Stat. 1323, added item 1817A.
1986—Pub. L. 99–576, title IV, §§ 407(b), 408(b),Oct. 28, 1986, 100 Stat. 3283, added items 1831 and 1832.
1984—Pub. L. 98–369, div. B, title V, § 2512(b)(2),July 18, 1984, 98 Stat. 1120, added item 1830.
1982—Pub. L. 97–306, title IV, § 406(c)(3),Oct. 14, 1982, 96 Stat. 1445, substituted “Loans to purchase manufactured homes and lots” for “Loans to purchase mobile homes and mobile home lots” in item 1819.
Pub. L. 97–253, title IV, § 406(a)(2),Sept. 8, 1982, 96 Stat. 805, added item 1829.
1981—Pub. L. 97–72, title III, § 302(b)(1), (3),Nov. 3, 1981, 95 Stat. 1059, substituted “HOUSING AND SMALL BUSINESS LOANS” for “HOME, CONDOMINIUM, AND MOBILE HOME LOANS” in chapter heading and, in analysis of subchapters and sections, added item for subchapter IV and for sections 1841 to 1851.
1979—Pub. L. 96–128, title IV, § 401(b),Nov. 28, 1979, 93 Stat. 987, added item 1828.
1978—Pub. L. 95–476, title I, § 106(b),Oct. 18, 1978, 92 Stat. 1500, substituted “Service after January 31, 1955, and prior to August 5, 1964, or after May 7, 1975” for “Veterans who serve after January 31, 1955” in item 1818.
1976—Pub. L. 94–324, § 2(b),June 30, 1976, 90 Stat. 720, added item 1807.
1974—Pub. L. 93–569, §§ 7(b), (c),Dec. 31, 1974, 88 Stat. 1866, substituted “HOME, CONDOMINIUM, AND MOBILE HOME LOANS” for “HOME, FARM, AND BUSINESS LOANS” in chapter heading, and struck out items 1812 “Purchase of farms and farm equipment”, 1813 “Purchase of business property”, 1814 “Loans to refinance delinquent indebtedness”, and 1822 “Recovery of damages”, from chapter analysis.
1970—Pub. L. 91–506, § 7,Oct. 23, 1970, 84 Stat. 1114, added item 1819.
1968—Pub. L. 90–301, § 5(b),May 7, 1968, 82 Stat. 116, added item 1827.
1966—Pub. L. 89–358, § 5(b), (f)(2),Mar. 3, 1966, 80 Stat. 26, 27, added items 1818 and 1826.
1960—Pub. L. 86–665, §§ 6(b), 7(b),July 14, 1960, 74 Stat. 532, 533, added items 1806 and 1824 and renumbered former item 1824 as 1825.
Maximum Interest Rates for Mortgage Insurance Program

Consultation of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development with Administrator of Veterans’ Affairs regarding interest rate considered necessary to meet mortgage market for guaranteed or insured home loans to veterans under this chapter, in determining rate for mortgage insurance program under section 1709 (b)(5) of Title 12, see section 1709–1 of Title 12, Banks and Banking.
State Constitutional and Legal Limits Upon Interest Chargeable on Loan or Mortgage

Any loan or mortgage secured by a one- to four-family dwelling and insured, guaranteed, or made under this chapter not to be covered by any State constitutional and legal limit upon amount of interest charged, taken, etc., see section 1709–1a of Title 12, Banks and Banking.

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38 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 3701nt new2012112-154 [Sec.] 206(c)126 Stat. 1179
§ 37012012112-154 [Sec.] 206(a)126 Stat. 1178
§ 3701nt new2012112-154 [Sec.] 206(b)126 Stat. 1178
§ 3703nt2012112-154 [Sec.] 702(c)126 Stat. 1205
§ 37032012112-154 [Sec.] 701(d)126 Stat. 1204
§ 37042012112-154 [Sec.] 207126 Stat. 1179
§ 37072012112-154 [Sec.] 208126 Stat. 1179
§ 3707A2012112-154 [Sec.] 209126 Stat. 1179
§ 37202012112-154 [Sec.] 702(a)126 Stat. 1205
§ 37292012112-154 [Sec.] 702(b)126 Stat. 1205
§ 37292012112-154 [Sec.] 210126 Stat. 1179
§ 37322013113-37 [Sec.] 2(h)127 Stat. 525
§ 37322012112-191 [Sec.] 201126 Stat. 1439
§ 37332013113-59 [Sec.] 13127 Stat. 663

 

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