42 U.S. Code § 1490p–1 - Office of Rural Housing Preservation

(a) Establishment
There is established within the Farmers Home Administration an Office of Rental Housing Preservation (hereafter in this section referred to as the “Office”). The Office shall be headed by a Director designated by the Secretary of Agriculture.
(b) Purposes
The purposes of the Office are:
(1) to review and process applications under section 1472 (c) of this title and section 1485 (t) of this title related to the preservation of rural rental housing;
(2) to provide technical or financial assistance to any other projects needing such assistance;
(3) to coordinate and direct all other activities related to the preservation of rural housing; and
(4) to monitor compliance of projects prepaid or receiving incentives under the Housing Act of 1949.


(July 15, 1949, ch. 338, title V, § 537, as added Pub. L. 102–550, title VII, § 712(c),Oct. 28, 1992, 106 Stat. 3841.)
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The Housing Act of 1949, referred to in subsec. (b)(4), is act July 15, 1949, ch. 338, 63 Stat. 413, as amended, which is classified principally to this chapter (§ 1441 et seq.). For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1441 of this title and Tables.

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