(a) Lease Authorized.—
The Secretary concerned may enter into contracts for the lease of housing units that the Secretary determines are suitable for use as military family housing or military unaccompanied housing.
(b) Use of Leased Units.—
The Secretary concerned shall utilize housing units leased under this section as military family housing or military unaccompanied housing, as appropriate.
(c) Lease Terms.—
A contract under this section may be for any period that the Secretary concerned determines appropriate and may provide for the owner of the leased property to operate and maintain the property.
(Added Pub. L. 104–106, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2801(a)(1), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 546; amended Pub. L. 107–314, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2802(b)(1), (2), Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2703.)